Monday, February 28, 2011

Paasiparuppu Payasam/Moongdal Sweet Soup

Pasiparuppu Payasam or Paruppu Payasam is one of our family's traditional sweet recipe. This payasam is must in all our Virunthu/Padaiyal or Poojas.  It is also very easy and simple recipe but more nutritious and delicious.

  1. Yellow Moongdal   1cup
  2. Jaggery     1 and 1/2 cup (powdered)
  3. Milk     1 cup or more.
  4. Cardamom powder     1tsp 
  5. Cashew nuts    25g
  6. Raisins     5-7no.s (ur choice)
  7. Almonds     few sliced
  8. Coconut pieces  1 tbsp
  9. Ghee     2 tsp
  • Cook moongdal  with 3 cups of water in a wide vessel on stove top.
  • When the moongdal  is 90% cooked (water may get problem no need to add any water also),add the powdered jaggery or jaggery syrup.
  • Stir well and keep stirring till jaggery gets completely dissolved and the raw smell leaves.
  • Then add the cardamom powder and stir well.
  • And Then add warm milk  to this dal syrup and stir gently.
  • Leave for 2 minutes and switch off the stove.
  • Take a another pan heat ghee and add cashew and raisins, coconut pieces fry till golden brown and add to the moongdal payasam.stir gently
  • Add some sliced almonds on top and serve hot with vada.


  1. I tried this for BHW and it came out great. This is the first time I am making it at home :)I also tried making the Dates Payasam, but unfortunately the milk split as I was making it :(. Loved this one though!

  2. Tasted pretty good. I've been experimenting with Indian sweets since my husband is Bangladeshi and I'm American. I substituted pecans for cashews. Love the site.

    1. Thanks for your lovely feedback. glad that u liked it :)


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