For 4 Person(s)

Parippu Payasam

  • 200 g cherupayar parippu (moong dal)
  • 400 g jaggery
  • 1 1/2 cups thick coconut milk
  • 4 cups medium thick coconut milk
  • 4 cups light coconut milk
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 50 g cashew nuts, chopped
  • 50 g coconut pieces


Fry the parippu without oil for 5-6 minutes. Wash it well and cook with boiled water.

Melt the jaggery by adding 1 cup water. Add the melted jaggery to well-cooked parippu and stir well.

Add 2 tablespoon ghee to this and mix well.

Add light coconut milk and when it starts boiling add medium thick coconut milk.

When this mix evaporates and reduces by half, add the thick coconut milk.

Stir well for 5 minutes and remove from gas.

Fry the cashew nuts and coconut pieces in rest of the ghee and add them to the payasam.