October 5, 2013

Hesru bele payasa recipe - how to make mugadali paays - split green gram kheer - kheer recipe

Wishing you all a Very Happy and Prosperous Navratri.
Hesru bele payasa or mugadali paays recipe - Today is Ghatasthapana day. Navratri starts from today. On this auspicious day, I amp osting easy to prepare very delicious hesru bele payasa or mugadali paays recipe. The kheer is called as payasa in kannada and paays in konkani. This payasa is made with split green grams, coconut milk, jaggery and thickened with semolina or rava. You can also use similar quantity of rice flour to make the kheer thick.To have a grainy texture for split green grams, do not cook it in the pressure cooker. This payasa has an inviting flavor of cardamoms and jaggery. This very popular traditional sweet dish is often made during special occasions and festivals in Karnataka. It is also used to offer as naivedya to God.

payasa in a serving bowl
Hesru bele payasa or mugadali paays recipe with step by step pictures.


Preparation time 15 minute
Cooking time 25 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

1 cup split green gram / moong dal, fried in 1 tsp ghee
1 cup grated fresh coconut for coconut milk (about 2 cups)
1 cup jaggery
1/2 cup  mix cashews, raisins, almonds (slightly fried)
4  cardamoms, powdered with little sugar
1 ½ tbsp roasted rava / semolina

Method 

 Hesru bele payasa or mugadali paays recipe
  • Grind the grated fresh coconut through a mixer using water and extract 2 cups of coconut milk. Heat a frying pan and slightly fry the dry fruits in little ghee. Set aside. 
  • In the same frying pan, add the moong  dal and 1 tsp of ghee. Roast till the dal turns golden brown. In a vessel, put 4  cups of water and place it on  high flame. Bring it to boil and add moong dal to it. 
  • Reduce the flame to low and cook the dal until soft. Once the dal is properly cooked, add jaggery to it. Mix with a spoon. 
  • When jaggery melts, add coconut milk to it and mix well. Cook it on medium low flame for 3-4 minutes. 
  • Now gradually add the  rava, stirring continuously.  Bring the kheer to boil stirring continuously till it becomes thick 
  • Simmer till you get the desired consistency.Once done, switch off the flame, add 1/4 cup of dry fruits and cardamom powder to it. Mix gently. 
  • Serve the hesru bele payasa or  mugadali paays  in serving bowl, garnished with remaining dry fruits. It can be served either warm or cold. 


Hesru bele payasa or  mugadali paays with step by step pictures

Grind the grated fresh coconut through a mixer using water and extract 2 cups of coconut milk. Heat a frying pan and slightly fry the dry fruits in little ghee. Set aside. 
In the same frying pan, add the moong  dal and 1 tsp of ghee. Roast till the dal turns golden brown. 
fried moong dal and dry fruits

In a vessel, put 4  cups of water and place it on  high flame. Bring it to boil and add moong dal to it. Reduce the flame to low and cook the dal until soft. Once the dal is properly cooked, add jaggery to it. Mix with a spoon. 

boil the hesru bele, add jaggery to it

When jaggery melts, add coconut milk to it and mix well. Cook it on medium low flame for 3-4 minutes. Now gradually add the  rava, stirring continuously. Bring the payasa to boil stirring continuously till it becomes thick 

add the coconut milk and boil

Simmer till you get the desired consistency.Once done, switch off the flame, add 1/4 cup of dry fruits and cardamom powder to it. Mix gently. 

simmer the payasa, add dry fruits

Serve the hesru bele payasa or mugadali paays in serving bowl, garnished with remaining dry fruits. It can be served either warm or cold. 
Sserve the hesru bele payasa or mugadali paays

9 comments:

  1. delicious tempting payasam.

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  2. Yummy. Very well explained. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. i know how tasty this would taste...wooo

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  4. Nice kheer recipe...loved it...

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  5. deliicous kheer, my fav :-)

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  6. Wow is the word...Tempting. :)
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  7. Thanks for the invitation Shweta.

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  8. Who can resist to this beautiful bowl,inviting kheer.

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  9. wow payasam looks super yummy :) and so tempting me !!

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