Peanut Kheer / Verkadalai Payasam is an instant and handy dessert.
Dry Roast Peanuts and allow them to cool down.
Take moong dal in a pressure cooker and pressure cook with enough water for 3 whistles in medium flame.
Allow the pressure cooker to release pressure on its own. Open the pressure cooker and mash the dal. If required add sufficient water to mash them into a thick paste.
Mash the roasted peanuts with finger so that the outer skin peels off from the. Remove the skin and discard them.
Grind the peeled peanuts in a blender with required water into a smooth paste.
Heat the mashed moong dal. Add in the groundnut paste.
Heat powdered jaggery with required water. Heat until it dissolves.
Add in the jaggery syrup into the dal mixture. Add in the cardamom powder. Cook until they blend well.
Heat ghee in a pan. Add in the cashews and roast them.
Add the ghee and cashews into the payasam mixture. Cook for 2 minutes and switch off.
Delicious and creamy payasam is now ready to serve.
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