Wednesday, December 10, 2014


#AmaranthBuckwheatParuppuPayasam ; #Amaranth is the seeds of commonly used green leafy vegetable such as thandu keerai, mulai keerai, siru keerai. The seeds are edible and rich in protein.
#Buckwheat is not a cereal grain but a seed of a broad leaved plant. This is also rich in protein.
Here let me present a #payasam using these two seeds and lentil.
Ingredients are just enough to make 2 cup of payasam.

Amaranth Buckwheat Paruppu Payasam

Ingredients :
1 TbspAmaranth
1 TspBuckwheat
1/8 cupGreen gram split
2 or 3Cashew nut roasted
1/2 CupJaggery [ adjust ]
1 pinchSalt
To Grind :
1 TbspCoconut scraping
1/2 TspKhuskhus
small pieceNut meg

Method :
In a kadai dry roast green gram split till it turns golden color.
Transfer into a bowl.
Add amaranth and buckwheat to it.
Then add 1/2 cup of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles and 5 minutes at SIM.

Grind the ingredients given into a very smooth paste. Keep aside.

Dissolve jaggery in 1/2 cup of hot water.
Strain through a tea filter to remove impurities and stones.
Keep aside.

Mash cooked green gram-amaranth-buckwheat and take in a big vessel.
Add jaggery water & salt and bring to a boil.
Reduce the flame and add coconut paste.
Allow to simmer for 5 to 7 minutes or till all blends together and attains porridge consistency.

Transfer into serving a bowl and top it with roasted cashew nuts.
Amaranth Buckwheat Paruppu Payasam

Tasty yummy amaranth buckwheat paruppu payasam is ready. Enjoy after a good meal!!

Amaranth Buckwheat Paruppu Payasam

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