Lentil Kheer/Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot Parippu Pradhman|Gluten Free,Dairy-Free,Vegan Dessert|143

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But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

This video is the Malayalam Version of the Moong dal Kheer/ Parippu Pradhaman. The link for the English Version is https://youtu.be/Q9f38fLAxEg . The first step for making this pradhaman or Kheer is to roast 1.5 cups of dal in a pan till it turns golden brown. Now we need to cook the roasted dal using pressure cooker or instant pot. If you are cooking in instant pot, pressure cook for 3 minutes and wait for the pressure to release. You can use pressure cooker and turn off the stove after 2 whistles. do not overcook the dal. Mean while prepare the coconut milk. You can use freshly squeezed coconut milk. I used a packet of Maggie coconut powder (about 250-300 grams). Melt the jaggery or brown sugar. I used about 1.5 cups of brown sugar. Separate some cooked dal and mash it to increase the thickness of the payasam. Add melted Jaggery to the cooked dal. Let it boil and then add the mashed dal. Mix well and stir constantly to make thick mix. Add coconut milk with no lumps. Bring it to boil. For flavor, I mixed 1 tbsp dried ginger powder with Jeera powder and added. Season the payasam with fried coconut pieces. I used butter to fry, you can use vegan butter or Ghee. Mix well and serve hot. This is a very healthy tasty dessert. Try the recipe and leave comments. Please love and subscribe to Geetha’s Kitchen Thank you so much for all your support.
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Today we are going to make a kheer or payasam with splitted moong dal.
Yellow gram love other lentils and pulses is a excellent source of protein and dietary fibre. It is low in fat and rich in B complex vitamins, calcium and potassium. It is free from heaviness and flatulence, which are associated with other pulses. Moong Dal can actually assist you shed those extra pounds.
Mung beans are high in nutrients and antioxidants, which may provide health benefits. In fact, they may protect against heat stroke, aid digestive health, promote weight loss and lower “bad” LDL cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
Benefits of Moong Dal
Vitamins: It is rich in Vitamin A, B, C and E and also in many minerals including iron, calcium, and potassium. Not to forget it is a powerful source of vegetarian protein.
It excellent to Lose Weight: It is considered a healthy weight loss food as it is a low-fat food rich in proteins and fibre. It curbs cravings and keeps us full for a long time. It detoxifies the body and benefits the metabolism as well as the immune system.
Heart Friendly: It helps to lower the high cholesterol level in the blood system. Regular intake of Green Moong reduces bad cholesterol and improves the flexibility of arteries and veins. It also regulates blood pressure.
Controls Blood Sugar Level: Green Moong is full of complex carbohydrates in form of high fibre, which aids digestion. Complex carbs also stabilize blood sugar and control its sudden rise after a meal, while keeping the body’s energy at a balanced level. Green Moong can be highly beneficial for people having a high blood sugar level.
Anti-fungal, Anti-bacterial and Anti-Cancer: Green Moong contains Vitamin B-1, Vitamin C and Vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine). Regular consumption of diets rich in Vitamin-B6 helps you develop resistance against contagious agents that cause diseases. As per Ancient Chinese medicine, it also contains anti-cancer properties.
“Moong dal is extremely light and high on protein.
One of the most consumed dals across the country, moong dal is super healthy. Moong dal is packed with a lot of protein which is known to be beneficial in weight loss. It is a excellent protein food for vegetarians who acquire into intense workouts at the gym and need to fuel their body with excellent protein content. Also, moong dal has a high amount of fibre which keeps you full for longer and prevents you from consuming more calories.

do you know, moong dal is the easiest to digest when it comes to lentils? This is why it is usually recommended to those with digestive issues. This dal is great for your digestive system which also further affects your weight loss. Not just weight, moong dal is excellent for our overall health. It helps in lowering the cholesterol levels of the body which reduces the risk of any heart problems. It also helps in regulating the blood sugar levels.

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