Thursday, October 9, 2008

Thottil Payaru /Green Moong Sweet Sundal

Sundal as this is usually called can be prepared with various kinds of legumes. Each day, one legume is used - Whole Moong - one of my favorite legumes. (In tamil we say pachai payaru)It is Nutritious and easy to digest. Healthy and tasty, This vella payaru sundal.prepared on navratri times and on auspicious occasion in South Indian Homes.This is also made as a sweet during Thottil Podal | Cradle Ceremony of newborn!

1. Green Moong Dal - 1 cup
2. Jaggery (Gud) - 3/4 cup
3. Coconut (Grated) - 1/4 cup
4. Elaichi Powder to taste
5. Ghee - 1/2 tsp

1.Fry Green Moong for 5 minutes and Cook in a open pan till done. (not too mushy)
2. Mean time, Boil Jaggery with 1/2 cup of Water, Strain to remove dust and sand.
3. Make this into a thick syrup. Now add Cooked Moong, and stir well till water evaporates.
4. Now add, Grated Coconut, Elaichi powder ,ghee and stir well . serve hot or cold.


Raks said...

Green moong means the first thing comes to my mind is this recipe...I have tasted only once or twice,but have never made b4,thanx for posting!

Unknown said...

sweet with wholr green moong wow i only use this for usili or sundal nice recipe very proteinrich good one for fasting happy dasera to you too

venuss66 said...

Very cooling.

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Its been quiet sometime since I made this dish ;) nothing else can stand by its way...

Unknown said...

Really excellant... nice entry... sounds deliicous...

Sum Raj said...

this is unique dish...never tught of mking sweet dish out og moong ...sounds intresting..thank u soo much for sharing