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Nagercoil, Tirunelveli wedding special payasam prepared very quickly in Instant pot electric pressure cooker. No need to stand long hours in kitchen to prepare this kheer payasam.
Moong dal 1/4 cup,
Sabudana - 3 tsp,
jaggery - 1/2 cup,
ghee - 1 tbsp.
cardamom - 5
shredded coconut - 2 tbsp
Method: Instantpot Electric pressure cooker:
Heat instant pot in saute mode.
Add 1 tbsp ghee.
Add nuts, raisin.
Once the raisin puffs, add sabudana. Fry for a minute.
Add rinsed moong dal.
Add 2 cups water.
Change to pressure cook mode. Cook for 3 mins. switch off.
Once pressure is released (10 min), add jaggery, crushed cardamom, coconut.
Change mode to 'saute'.
Bring to a boil and switch off.
If needed add coconut milk for making it dilute.
Method: stove top pressure cooker:
All steps are same, but after adding water in pressure cooker, bring to 1 whistle and switch off.
Then open lid (once pr valve is down), add jaggery, coconut, cardamom and bring to boil.
Quick moongdal sabudana kheer is ready !
Serves 3 people
A South Indian delicacy, Fresh Radish with leaf sambar. முள்ளங்கி கீரை சாம்பார் Serves - 5 adults generously. Cooking time: 30 mins
Toor dal - 1/2 cup Radish - 2 tomato 1 tamarind - small gooseberry size sambar powder - 1.5 tsp chili powder - 1/4 tsp sea salt - 1.5 tsp turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp Hing - 1/4 tsp Mustard - 1 tsp Fenugreek - 1/2 tsp cumin - 1/2 tsp sesame oil or ghee - 1tbsp
Pressure cook the toor dal.
Rinse the toor dal. Add 2 cups water, turmeric 1/2 tsp, 1/4 tsp hing. Put inside pressure cooker.
After 1 whistle , reduce flame to minimum and switch off after 10 minutes.
If using an instant pot, press pressure cook button. Put the dal +contents. Set time to 10 mins.
Heat a separate vessel in stove top.
Add 1 tbsp oil.
Add mustard. Once it crackles, add fenugreek (methi). As methi gets red, add curry leaf and chopped radish + radish greens, 1 tomato chopped.
Add tamarind extract.
Add salt, sambar powder, chili powder. Cook in medium heat for 10 mins.
To the cooked dal , add 1 tsp cumin mash well.
Add this to boiling sambar in stove.
Cook till it boils. Switch off.
Radish sambar is ready.
Serve with rice, idli , dosai, venpongal.
Serves 5-8 people.
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