Saturday, August 29, 2009

Sakkarai Pongal

Sakkarai Pongal :

1 cup Raw Rice
1/2 cup Green Gram Dal
3 cups Jaggery (powdered)
4 tbsp Ghee
2 tbsp Cashewnuts
2 tbsp Raisins
5 no Cardamoms (powdered)
1 cup grated dry coconut
1 pinch pach karpoora
2 1/2 cups Water

Roast dry the green gram dal for a couple of minutes.
Cook the rice and green gram dhal with 2 1/2 cups of water in cooker and set aside.

Dissolve the jaggery in 3/4 cup water and cook on a low heat till the jaggery melts. Strain the jaggery to remove the dirt.

Put the syrup once more on the heat and stir till it becomes slightly sticky.Add the cooked rice dhal and grated dry coconut.

Heat the 4 tbsp ghee.Fry the cashewnuts and raisins and add to the pongal. Add the powdered cardamoms and pinch of pach karpoora.

Mix well and serve hot.


Madhan BU said...

looks woow....

Adige Mane Ruchi said...

Hey maddy, even it tastes great! try it out:)

Anonymous said...

Where is the sugar in sakkarai pongal

Adige Mane Ruchi said...

@ Anonymous

I like Jaggery instead of sugar so I used it. If you like Sugar please go ahead and use.

People don't dare to write comments like this with their actual name that's the problem

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