Vella Payasam (Jaggery Kheer)

Vella Payasam (Jaggery Kheer)

All it takes is some jaggery and a cup of lentils. This payasam can cheer some people up!

Kavita Srinivasan


  1. 1 Cup Moong Dal
  2. 1.5 Cups Jaggery (Powdered)
  3. 2 Cups Milk
  4. 1 Cinnamon Stick
  5. 2 Teaspoons Cardamom powder
  6. 4 Cashew
  7. 4 Raisins
  8. 1 Teaspoon Ghee


30 mins
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    Boil/Pressure cook moong dal. Keep the cooked dal aside.

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    Boil the milk and add the jaggery to it. Mix it till the jaggery completely blends with the milk.

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    In a pan, roast cashew, raisins and cinnamon stick in ghee.

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    Pour the jaggery & milk mix onto the roasted spices.

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    Add the cooked dal and add some water if you like.

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    Add the cardamom powder as well and let the mixture boil.

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    Vella Payasam is ready.

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