Apr 7, 2011



Very delicious dessert / kheer made with Channa dal, rice flour, jaggery and coconut milk !!!! Must try .....

Serves - 4 - 5 dessert cups

You will need

2 tablespoon channa dal (Bengal gram)
1 cup (200 ml) water
2 tablespoon cashew nut, chopped
100 - 125 ml melted & sieved jaggery
3 tablespoon rice flour
3 tablespoon water (to make thick rice paste)
200 ml (1 cup) water ( for final mixing)
50 ml thick coconut milk
2 pinches cardamom powder


For Rice paste:

Mix rice flour with water and make a smooth paste. Boil 1 cup (200 ml) water. Lower the heat and add the rice paste a little at a time. Stir continuously till it completely mixed with water and it should like a soft porridge / reduction quantity. Keep aside.

Final preparation:

Wash and clean channa dal. Boil channa dal in 1 cup (200 ml) water in pressure cooker for 25 minutes or until soft (reduce heat to medium after 3 rd whistle and cook for 20 minutes). Do not open the lid. Allow the cooker to cool naturally.

Add chopped cashew nuts and boil for 5 minutes on a medium heat.

Add melted and sieved jaggery and cook for 5 minutes till channa dal well blended with jaggery.

Add rice paste and stir well (stirring continuously so that there are no lumps). Adjust with 1 - 2 teaspoon melted and sieved jaggery if required. Cover with a lid and cook again on a low to medium heat for 8 minutes. Switch off the heat.

Add 50 ml thick coconut milk. Mix well. Sprinkle cardamom powder. Serve as a dessert.


R said...

had never heard of this before, looks so yummy!

Raji said...

Looks so inviting..

Hari Chandana P said...

I too make this recipe .. yours looks absolutely perfect and delicious.. thanks for sharing !!