Wash and soak the gram.
:: melt a part of the ghee
in a pan , add the coconut pieces and fry till golden brown over a medium
flame drain, remove and keep aside.
:: In the same ghee add
the cashew nuts and over a low flame fry till golden brown and keep aside.
:: Extract coconut milk by
soaking the grated coconut in about half a cup of hot water for 10 minutes
and then pass the mixture through a strainer.
:: Boil the gram in a
sauté use with just sufficient water to cook the gram.
:: When the gram is cooked
add the jaggery and the coconut milk.
:: Cook till the mixture
is thick stirring once in a while so that it does not get burnt. (make
sure the mixture does not become very thick, it should be of pouring
:: Add the remaining ghee
and the cardamoms. mix thoroughly.
:: Serve garnished with
the fried coconut pieces and the cashew nuts.