Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ஓட்ஸ் கடலைப் பருப்பு பாயசம் / Oats Channa Dhal Kheer

This is a healthy dessert using oats, channa dhal , jaggery, milk and saffron strands


Ingredients
  • Oats - 3/4 cup
  • Channa dhal - 1/2 cup
  • Powdered Jaggery - 3/4 cup
  • Milk - 1/2 L
  • Saffron strands - little
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup or more

Method
Step 1 - Preparation
  • Dry fry oats and cool it.Powder it in a mixer
  • Soak channa dhal for 1/2 hour
  • Boil milk and keep it ready
  • Pressure cook the soaked dhal with 1/2 cup milk and little water for 3 whistles
  • Once done take it out and mash it using a potato masher
Step 2 - Oats Channa Dhal Kheer
  • Take mashed channa dhal in a thick bottomed kadai.Add little milk and boil it
  • Dissolve oats in remaining milk and pour it.Stir it without any lumps
  • Now add soaked saffron strands and mix well
  • Put jaggery and mix it well.Let it boil
  • Finally add grated coconut and switch off the stove
  • Serve it warm or chilled
This kheer can be taken during fasting days.It will keep you full for hours together