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Monday, September 17, 2012

Sakkarai Pongal/ Chakkara Pongal/ Sweet Pongal/ Pongal Recipes



Sakkarai Pongal
Ingredients
Raw rice-1 1/2cups
Moong dal-1/2cup
Jaggery-200gms
Cashew nuts-25gms
Green Cardamom-4 nos
Nutmeg/ Jathikkai powder-pinch
Ghee/Clarified butter-100gms
Sweet Pongal
Method
Pressure cook both dal and rice together. Dilute the jaggery in 1/2cup water and bring to boil, allow the jaggery to boil on high heat for 5 mins. Cool and strain the jaggery water and set aside. Mash well the pressure cooked rice and dal mixture, add the jaggery water to the mashed rice and mix well. In a small tadka pan heat ghee, add the nutmeg powder, cardamom and cashewnuts. When the cashewnuts turn golden brown add the cashewnuts to the prepared rice along with the ghee. Once again mix well and serve hot.
Pongal Recipes

3 comments:

srividhya Ravikumar said...

yummy mouthwatering pongal dear...

Priti S said...

looks super delish ...yum

Priya said...

Excellent and irresistible,makes me hungry..