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Nov 02 2010

Soji Moongdal Payasam

Published by under Authentic,Desserts

Preperation Time: 30 minutes
Servings – 4


  • Moongdal – ¼ Cup – Dry Roasted.
  • Soji – ¼ Cup – Dry Roasted.
  • Sugar – ½ Cup
  • Milk – 1.5 Cup
  • Cashews – 10
  • Raisins(Kismis) – 10
  • Ghee – 2 Tablespoons
  • Cardamom(Elachi) – ¼ Teaspoon


  1. Take a pressure cooker and put the dry roasted moongdal and wash it with water.
  2. Add ½ cup of milk, ¼ cup of water and cook moongdal for 2 whistles and let it cool.
  3. In a small pan, put 1 tablespoon of ghee and fry the cashew and raisins and keep it aside.
  4. Once the pressure is gone, take the lid off the cooker and put the remaining 1 cup of milk, soji, elachi, sugar and 1 tablespoon of ghee and stir it continuously so that it won’t form soji lumps.
  5. Add Cashews, Raisins and mix it gently.

Serve it hot or cold.

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Dec 06 2009


Published by under Rice Items



  • Basmati Rice – 1 Cup
  • Split Moongdal – 1/4 Cup
  • Onion – 1 small cut into long lengths
  • Green Chilies – 5
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 Tea Spoon
  • Cinnamon – 1/2 Inch
  • Cloves 0 5
  • Clove Powder – 1/8 Tea Spoon
  • Coriander Leaves – Handful
  • Mint Leaves – Handful
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 8 Table Spoons


  1. Dry Roast the Moongdal and keep it aside.
  2. In a pan put8 table Spoons of Oil once the oil is hot put the cloves, cinnamon stick, green chilies, onion and saute for 5 minutes
  3. Put the Ginger Garlic Paste, clove powder and fry it till the raw smell goes off.
  4. Now put the Coriander leaves and mint leaves and and saute them.
  5. In a rice cooker put the rice and 2 cups of water, dry roasted moong dal and onion masala stuff and adjust the salt and let it cook in the rice cooker.

Tip: It goes very well with “Mom’s Style Egg Curry‘ & Raita.

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