Hayagreeva maddi is a traditional sweet from Karnataka. Bengal gram is cooked soft and it is mixed with jaggery and nuts, it makes a tasty dish.
Wash and soak chana dal in water for an hour.Pressure cook the chana dal with three glass of water. Add a little ghee to it. Drain the water of the dal. It can be used in other dishes. Put the cooked dal in a pan and heat it on a low flame.
Add the jaggery and ghee.and simmer on a low flame for five to ten minutes. Add dessicated coconut.
Finally, garnish with roasted nuts and cardamom powder. Hayagreeva maddi is ready to serve.