Paruppu Pradhaman - Chana Dal Payasam - Kadalai Paruppu Payasam Recipe

Paruppu Pradhaman Recipe
Onam is fast approaching and I wanted to post a payasam recipe so made this quick payasam few days back......As I have already posted moong dal payasam I made this payasam for onam special.I have one more onam sadya recipe to be posted which I will post on Monday.
A little busy this weekend as I am here in Chennai for a short 3 day vacation.....Chennai welcomed us this time with great showers.Looking forward for meet ups with friends and shopping too.....:)
Chana Dal Payasam Recipe

Paruppu Pradhaman Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Dessert | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian
Chana Dal Payasam

Chana dal - 1/2 cup
Powdered Jaggery - 1/2 cup
Thick Coconut Milk - 1/2 cup
Milk - 2 tbsp
Cashews - 7 broken
Edible camphor / Dry ginger powder - a small pinch
Ghee - 2 tsp


  1. Soak jaggery in warm water(till immersing level) , crush it well. Then heat it up until it is slightly thick (no string consistency needs to be checked) It should be of idli batter consistency.Strain and keep aside.How to make paruppu pradhaman - Step1
  2. Dry roast chana dal until it turns golden brown.In a pressure cooker add chana dal with water till immersing level and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles, dont make it too mushy,Set aside.Heat ghee in a pan add cahews and fry till golden brown, set aside.How to make paruppu pradhaman - Step1
  3. Heat jaggery syrup for 2mins until it starts thickening(no need to check for any consistency)....add chana dal at this stage.Mash it up with a laddle.Once jaggery syrup is well combined with the dal, add coconut milk.How to make paruppu pradhaman - Step2
  4. Once it starts to boil,  add dry ginger powder / edible camphor, milk and give a quick stir. Switch off and add ghee fried cashews.How to make paruppu pradhaman - Step3
Serve hot / cold as per your preference.

My Notes:

Kadalai Paruppu Payasam

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