Hayagreeva Maddi / Chana Dal Sweet

Traditional Udupi dessert normally known as Hayagreeva or Hayagreeva Maddi. This dish is cooked using chana dal and jaggery. You can either cook dal mushy or let the dal stay in shape. Easy to cook and delicious in taste.
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cooking Time
30 Minutes
3 People
Chana Dal
Desiccated Coconut
Cardamom Powder (Optional)
1 Cup
¼- ½ Cup
1 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
½ Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
½ Tsp.
1.  Cook chana dal with double the quantity of water in a pressure cooker.
2.  Now in a heavy bottomed pan mix the cooked chana dal and jaggery. Cook both till the jaggery melts.
3.  Heat ghee in a pan and fry the cashews to light golden in color. Just add the raisins when you switch off the heat after roasting cashewnuts.
4.  Add the dry fruits and combine well. Add coconut and cardamom powder mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes and put off the stove.
5.  Serve Hayagreeva with ghee on top.


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