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Paruppu payasam (பருப்பு பாயசம்) is a traditional Brahmin recipe. Unlike most other payasam recipes I have shared so far, paruppu payasam is made with jaggery (வெல்லம்). It is tasty, wholesome and healthy! Paruppu payasam is generally made as part of the feast menu on auspicious days.
Green gram (moong) dhal – ½ small hollow ladle or 25ml measure
Bengal gram (channa) dhal – ½ small hollow ladle or 25ml measure
Broken rice – ½ small hollow ladle or 25ml measure (அரிசிக்குருணை)
Ghee – 1 tablespoon
Milk – 1 tumbler or 200ml measure
Jaggery – powdered, ¾ tumbler or 150ml measure
Cardamom – 4 no
Cashew nuts – 1 teaspoon
Raisins – 1 teaspoon
|Paruppu Payasam (பருப்பு பாயசம்)|
Method: Powder jaggery and measure ¾ of a tumbler (150ml). Boil jaggery with 50ml of water in a vessel till it dissolves fully. Allow it to cool. Then pass the jaggery liquid through a strainer to remove impurities. Remove cardamom seeds and powder them using the mortar and pestle. Keep aside.
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