Kandi Pappu Payasam / Toor Dal Kheer / Arhar Dal Payasam – how to prepare Toor Dal Payasam


Kandi Pappu Payasam / Toor Dal Kheer /Arhar Dal Payasam - how to prepare Toor Dal Payasam

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Serving Size: 3


  • 1 small cup Toor Dal
  • 1 same cup grated Jaggery
  • 2 sp grated fresh Coconut
  • few Coconut Pieces
  • 4 Cashew Nuts
  • 4 Almonds
  • 2 Elaichi
  • 2 sp Ghee


  1. Just fry toor dal for 1 min, then wash and soak for 15 mins and cook in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles. Soak cashew nuts, badam in water for 15 mins, remove the skin of the badam.
  2. Meanwhile, grind grated coconut, elaichi, soaked badam, cashew nuts into a smooth paste with little water.
  3. Boil jaggery with one cup of water in a bowl, till it turns into slight thick syrup, then add cooked and mashed toor dal and mix well.
  4. Now mix ground coconut paste to it & stir well, let it simmer for 5 mins then remove from the heat.
  5. Heat 2 sp ghee in a small frying pan add coconut pieces and fry till light golden brown, then put them with ghee over the toor dal payasam and mix very well.
  6. Navratri prasadam toor dal payasam is ready for naivedyam to Goddess Durga.




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