Kadhan is a traditional kokani sweet dish made out of moong dal,jaggery & coconut milk.
Traditionally it is made by roasting whole moong and then deskinning them by grinding in Jata( manual grinder,made out if stone)or food processor,it is a very lengthy process,so to make it quick now a days skinless moongdal is used.
In our home this sweet dish is usually made on janmashtami as an offering to Lord Krishna.Served along with Amboli & Moringa Leaves vegetable.
1 cup Yellow Moong Dal.
1 cup Jaggery.
1 cup Thick Coconut Milk.
1 tbsp broken Cashewnuts.
1 tbsp Charoli.
1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder.
Pinch of Salt.
Roast the moong dal in a pan till it turns a light pink in colour.
Cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes,till dal is completely cooked alternately can be cooked in pressure cooker for about 3 whistles.The moong dal should remain granular even after it is cooked,should not be completely mashed.