MUNG DHAL PAYASAM WITH CHA CHA
1/2 cup mung dhall (skinless green beans)
5 cups water
100 gm cha cha ,boil in hot water till 1/2 soft and strain. In case you cannot get the cha cha in your place you can replace it with vermicelli breat it a bit
1 cup thick coconut milk
1/3 tsp yellow food colouring
1/2 cup condensed milk
50 gm cashewnuts,broken
50 gm raisin
2 tbsp. ghee
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
Sugar to taste, don't make it very sweet
Salt to taste
1. Boil the mung dhal with the 5 cups of water till it is cooked mash it up a bit. Then add up the vermicelli if you are using it boil over a low heat.
2. In a small pan heat the ghee and fry the cashewnut and the raisin for a while and add this to the dhal with the ghee.
3. When the vermicelli is soft add in the ( if you are using boiled cha cha add in now) the rest of the ingredients and let it comes to a boil. Let it boil for 1 - 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and serve it as a dessert.