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Cuisine Style: Tamil nadu, South India | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | To Serve: 5 | Type: Festival Sweet, Kovil sweet, temple sweet, pongal festival

Ingredients

  • Rice [pacharisi] – 1 cup
  • Yellow moong dal – ¼ cup
  • Jaggery – ¾ cup to 1 cup [grated]
  • Cashew nuts – 7
  • Cardamom powder- ½ tbsp
  • Ghee – 4 tbsp
  • Water as needed

Preparation[Method-1-Pressure cooker]

  • Dry roast moong dal.
  • Wash and soak rice and moong dal for ½ an hour.
  • Then drain water & put it in pressure cooker with 3 cups of water and ghee, cook for 4 whistles.
  • Heat pan & melt jaggery with 4 tbsp of water.
  • Heat pan with ghee then roast cashews.
  • Add melted jaggery, ghee and cardamom powder in cooked rice mixture & mix well.
  • Add cashews & serve hot.

Preparation[Open pan method-2]

  • Dry roast moong dal. Then wash moong dal and raw rice.
  • Add raw rice and moong dal in a pan, add 4 to 6 cups of water, ghee cook till soft.
  • Heat pan & melt jaggery with 1/4 cup of water.
  • Heat pan with ghee then roast cashews & raisins.
  • Add melted jaggery, ghee cook till it thickens.
  • Add cardamom powder, edible camphor, roasted nuts and raisins.
  • Serve hot.

Note

  • You can add milk & sugar for another variation.

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Sakkarai pongal ingredientsSakkarai pongal ingredients

Dry roast moong dalDry roast moong dal

Add raw riceAdd raw rice

Wash and drain water
Wash and drain water

Add water and ghee let it boil till softAdd water and ghee let it boil till soft

Add jaggeryAdd jaggery

Add water, let it dissolve & boil for 3 minAdd water, let it dissolve & boil for 3 min

Jaggery syrup ready, cut off heatJaggery syrup ready, cut off heat

Roast cashewsRoast cashews

Roast raisinsRoast raisins

Strain and add jaggery syrupStrain and add jaggery syrup

Add gheeAdd ghee

Add pinch of saltAdd pinch of salt

Mix well, let it cook till it thickensMix well, let it cook till it thickens

Add cardamom powder & Edible camphorAdd cardamom powder & Edible camphor

Add raisins and cashewsAdd raisins and cashews

Finally add ghee mix wellFinally add ghee mix well

Now its ready, cut off heatNow its ready, cut off heat

Delicious sakkarai pongal / sweet pongalDelicious sakkarai pongal / sweet pongal


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