Jaggery – 1/2 cup
Water – 2 cup
Black pepper corn – 3 to 4 crushed (optional)
Split yellow moong dal – 1/2 cup
- For panakam : Add grated jaggery to 2 cups of water and let it dissolve. Strain the liquid to a serving bowl.
- Add the crushed black pepper powder and mix. If the panakam is too sweet, add more water.
- For vadapappu : Wash moong dal and soak for one hour and drain completely.
- Offer to god as naivedyam or prasadam on any festival.
For savory vadapappu, add 1 finely chopped green chilli, 1 tbsp freshly grated coconut and salt to taste.