Kadale Bele Payasa / Chana Dal Payasam

Chana Dal Payasam
Kadele Bele Payasa (Chana Dal Payasa) is one of the many variety of Payasas that you can relish in Udupi cuisine and served in many festivals and functions. This is also one of my favorite payasas.
Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cooking Time
30-35 Minutes
4 People
Chana Dal
Coconut Milk
Dry Fruits
1 Cup
½ Cup
1 Cup
1 Cup
For Garnishing
1.  Cook Chana Dal with ½ cup of water and Sago with ¼ cup of water separately in a pressure cooker for 4 whistles.
2.  Heat ½ cup of water in a vessel. Add jaggery and stir. After the jaggery melts, filter the syrup (to remove any impurities)
3.  Boil the syrup for 4-5 minutes on low flame.
4.  Add coconut milk and boil for 5-6 minutes.
5.  Add the pressure cooked Chana Dal and Sago. Combine well and cook till they are done. Adjust the consistency to your taste by adding milk/coconut milk/ water if required. Add jaggery if required to suit your sweet tooth J
6.  In a separate pan, heat a little ghee and roast Cashewnuts till they change to light golden color. Just before switching off, add raisins and stir. Add this garnish to Payasa and stir.
7.  Serve hot!


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