Chana Dal Payasam

Preparation: Soak the raw rice for 30 minutes.Wash and cook the chana dal / split chick pea till mushy soft. You can also use an Insta Pot or pressure cooker for faster cooking time.Use a potato ricer to mash the dal roughly.In a food processor, grind the soaked rice and grated coconut with a little water.Cook the rice-coconut mixture in a pan till it thickens. Add the mashed dal to it and mix.Then add the grated jaggery / sugar to it.Add salt and cardamom powder, and dry ginger powder to it.

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Coconut Ice

This basic chutney Around Christmas time in Goa, the Catholic community makes sweet and savory snacks known as ‘Kusavar.’ This is served to guests and distributed amongst neighbors as a celebration.
Coconut Ice is one of my favorite treats. While it’s super easy to make, it takes a long time and lots of stirring on a low flame. So flex those arm muscles. This sweet is fondly referred to as the ‘sweet of love’ as it takes a lot of patience.can be had with anything as a dipping sauce; from batata vadas to tandoori chicken.

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