green gram kheer

Mung Beans Kheer Breakfast Recipe

Mung Beans also known as Moong is part of the legume family and is a popular ingredient in many asian dishes. Various curries and Breakfast recipes have Mung as the main ingredient. This Kheer/Payasam Breakfast Recipe is made as per traditional method which involves usage of mung beans, coconut milk and special method of preparation.

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Kheer is a widely popular sweet recipe usually made on special occasions and festivals. The main ingredient in a kheer is milk which can be dairy milk or milk obtained from vegetable sources like coconut. Similarly, Rawa/Sooji is also used along with dry fruits. Mung kheer/payasam recipe is ideal for Breakfast or as a sweet recipe. Try unique Cucumber/Kakdi Dosa Recipe: Cucumber Dosa

Mung Beans Kheer Payasam Recipe
Mung Beans Kheer Recipe Traditional Method

Ingredients:

  • Green Gram 200 gm
  • Fennel seeds 1 tbsp
  • Cashewnuts 50 gm
  • Semolina 250 gm
  • Coconut 1 and 1/2 large grated
  • Cardamom 6-7
  • Black Cardamom 1
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Jaggery 300 gm
  • Ghee 2 tbsp

Method:

  • Firstly, In a mixer jar
  • Add grated coconut, both cardamom’s, fennel seeds with 1/4 cup water and grind to a thick paste
  • Secondly, Using a strainer and 500 ml water extract coconut milk from the grinded paste and keep it aside
  • In a Cooker
  • Add green gram and 1/2 of the coconut milk
  • Cook until 4 whistles to cook the green gram (Tip: green gram should not break and must be soft) and keep it aside
  • In a small vessel
  • Add 1 tbsp ghee and cashewnuts
  • Roast it further for 10-15 sec on full flame and keep it aside
  • Heat a vessel
  • Add remaining half of the coconut milk and another 300 ml water
  • Now add jaggery powder and cook until it boils on full flame (Most Importantly, Do not add regular jaggery while cooking, add it only at the end after the vessel is taken off stove and cooled)
  • When it starts boiling, add the cooked green gram and mix it well
  • Allow it to boil for a second time and while boiling add roasted Sooji/Rawa (Roast rawa before for 30 sec on medium flame)
  • Mix it thoroughly
  • Cook for 2 min on full flame while constantly stirring it
  • Further, add cashewnuts and 1tbsp ghee
  • Later on medium flame cook for further 2 min with lid closed.
  • Take it off stove
  • Tasty moong kheer is ready. Serve Hot.

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