Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Whole Moong dal and Broken Wheat payasam with Roasted Coconut and Sun Flower Seeds

Whole Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
Broken Wheat - 1 cup
Jaggery - 1/2 cups or to taste
Coconut Milk - 1/4 cup
Sliced Coconut - 2 TBSP
Sun Flower Seeds - 1 TBSP
Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
Ghee - 2 tsp
Water - 4  cups

  1. Wash and soak moong dal over night or for 6 - 8 hours.
  2. Wash broken wheat couple of times with enough water.
  3. Drain the soaked moong dal.
  4. Combine the broken wheat and moong dal and add 4 cups of water.
  5. Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
  6. Add jaggery to 1/2 cup of water and bring it boil.  Strain to remove impurities.
  7. Add the jaggery water to the cooked mixture.
  8. Add coconut milk, and cardamom powder.  Mix well.
  9. Cook 2 minutes.  Remove from the heat.
  10. Heat 2 tsp of ghee in a skillet and fry the sliced coconut until golden brown.  Remove from the pan and keep it aside.
  11. Roast the sun flower seed in the same ghee until golden brown.
  12. Add the coconut and the seeds to the broken wheat and moong dal payasam.
  13. Serve warm.

Sending this to Priya's cooking with seeds event.


  1. Yum yum, super delicious and healthy payasam,would love to have a bowl rite now,thanks for sending Latha.

  2. Woww.. .super combination dear.. looks tempting :)
    Indian Cuisine

  3. That's wonderful combo and looks yum


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