Monday, November 5, 2012

Yellow mung dal cake/sweet cake/Nei kali

When the mung beans skin is removed it is known as yellow mung dal.

Yellow mung dal cake
Yellow mung dal cake

Yellow mung dal (paasi parupu)
½ cup
Parboiled rice (pulungal arisi)
½ cup
½ cup
300 gram(or more)
6 cups
few drops

How to make Yellow mung dal cake:
  • Roast the yellow mung dal to little brown.
  • Soak the yellow mung dal and parboiled rice for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Grind the soaked mung dal, parboiled rice, coconut, jaggery into fine paste (add few drops of water if required).
  • Add some ghee in kadai. Transfer the paste to kadai and add remaining water and dissolve them. Keep it in low flame.
  • Stir it till it become thick like ‘kesari’. Remove it from flame and keep it in a ghee greased plate. Using the back of the spoon press evenly to spread and grease the top with ghee.
  • Cut it as you desired after it sets well.


  • If you cannot cut it into pieces after it set well you can cook it again kadai for few minutes.
  • If you want to filter the jaggery dissolve them, filter and then add with the grinded paste.

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Sangeetha Priya said...

Love this dessert n thks for stopping by :-)

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