Thursday, February 10, 2011

Moong Dal Kheer Recipe

This is a traditional recipe prepared during fasting, festivities and on all occasions. This is rich in protein and is healthy. It can be cooked easily.

  • Moong Dal -One cup
  • Jaggery – 150 grams
  • Coconut –Small 1 no.
  • Rice- 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder -1 tsp
  • Ghee -1 tbsp
  • Cashew nut 10-15
  • Adequate Water.

How to prepare Moong Dal Kheer
It serves for 4. Rice is to be soaked for 15 minutes. Lightly roast the Moong dal. In a pressure cooker, cook the dal for 2 whistles. Grate the jaggery .The quantity of grated jaggery should be for one and half a cup. Take a thick / heavy bottomed vessel. Put the grated jaggery .Add ½ cup of water to it and cook it with a simmer flame. Grate the coconut. Drain all the water from the soaked rice, add it to the grated coconut, and grind it to paste. If more water is required, add it. The paste should not be thin. If the paste is thin then the Kheer will be thin. Add the paste to the boiling jaggery and stir it well, so that there are no lumps. Cook it on a low flame for 10 minutes. Now take the cooked Moong dal from pressure cooker. It has to blend nicely by adding water. This blended dal should be added to the jaggery mixture on a low flame. Cook it for 5 minutes. Remove it from the flame. Chop the cashew nut. For garnishing add ghee in a pan fry the chopped cashew nut until it turns golden brown . Now add cardamom powder and the fried cashew nut to the Moong dal Kheer. Moong dal Kheer is ready to serve. It can be served hot or cold

1 comment:

Tablabar said...

Thank for the i can make it for myself.