Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Sweet Pongal (sakkarai pongal)

Ingredients:
1.Raw rice 1 cup
2.Moong dal 2 tblsp
3.Jaggery 1 1/4 cup
4.Water 5 cups
6.Cashew nuts 1 tblsp
7.Raisins 1 tblsp
8.Cardamom powder little
9.Ghee half cup
Method:

1.Fry moongdal in a kadai till brown.
2.Wash it along with rice and pressure cook with five cups of waterfor fifteen minutes
(allow five whistles)
3.Heat jaggery with little water in a pan till it dissolves completely.
Strain to remove dirt .
3.Add cooked pongal to that and mix well in a reduced flame for five minutes.
4.Remove from fire.
Heat ghee and fry cashewnuts and raisins.
Add it to pongal.
Add cardamom powder.
5.Serve hot.

1 comment:

Bhagvati8 said...

Thanks for you recipes. I enjoyed them in fact made sakkara pongal some what in the same way. i will try akkarai vadasal
S.Narayanan
Chennai
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