Chana Dal Payasam


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    • 1/2 cup Split Bengal Gram (Chana Dal)
    • 1 cup grated Coconut (Khopra/Narial)
    • 4 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
    • 1 cup Jaggery
    • 5 crushed Cardamoms
    • 2 tblsp chopped Coconut (Khopra/Narial)
    • 5 Cashewnut (Kaju)


    Step 1

    Wash and soak the gram.

    Step 2

    Melt a part of the ghee in a pan , add the coconut pieces and fry till golden brown over a medium flame drain, remove and keep aside.

    Step 3

    In the same ghee add the cashew nuts and over a low flame fry till golden brown and keep aside.

    Step 4

    Extract coconut milk by soaking the grated coconut in about half a cup of hot water for 10 minutes and then pass the mixture through a strainer.

    Step 5

    Boil the gram in a sauteuse with just sufficient water to cook the gram.

    Step 6

    When the gram is cooked add the jaggery and the coconut milk.

    Step 7

    Cook till the mixture is thick stirring once in a while so that it does not get burnt.(make sure the mixture does not become very thick, it should be of pouring consistency).

    Step 8

    Add the remaining ghee and the cardamoms. mix thoroughly.

    Step 9

    Serve garnished with the fried coconut pieces and the cashew nuts.

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