Tuesday, February 2, 2010

SAKKARAI PONGAL RECIPE| SWEET PONGAL RECIPE


Sakkarai Pongal | Sweet Pongal recipe i wanted to post when i made it during pongal(the harvest festival),but couldn't take pictures on that day.I made this on last friday ,and wanted to share the recipe with u all.


INGREDIENTS:
RAW RICE 3/4 CUP
MOONGDAL 3 TBLSP
JAGGERY 1 CUP(REDUCE TO 3/4 CUP ACCORDING TO THE SWEETNESS OF JAGERRY)
CASHEWNUTS 10
RAISINS FEW
ELACHI POWDER A PINCH
GHEE 3 TBLSP
MILK 1/4 CUP


  • Wash the rice and moongdal and pressure cook both of them together.
  • In a kadai,add a tblsp of ghee and fry the cashewnuts and raisins seperately till golden brown.
  • Keep aside.
  • Add jaggery in the kadai and add afew tblsp of water to it.
  • Stir in between till the jaggery melts.
  • filter the impurities.
  • Again heat the jaggery syrup in the kadai for 5 mins.
  • Mash the cooked rice nicely by adding milk to it.
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  • Add the rice mixture to the jaggery syrup.
  • Mix nicely to avoid forming lumps
  • Keep the stove in low flame.
  • Add ghee ,elachi powder to it.
  • Garnish with cashew and raisins and transfer to a serving bowl.

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Enjoy it hot.

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36 comments:

  1. Nice pongal, different from what i do...i loved all the pic, very tempting and delicious....

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  2. yummy pongal..im hubby's favourite...delicious sweet!

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  3. Yummy pongal..actually I prefer the sugar based one than jaggery one...so never attempted at home...

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  4. i just love this pongal so so much....looks so yummy!

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  5. Looks yumm.. My MIL adds 2 cloves and a bit of powdered jaathikkai along with cashews.Try this, that gives excellent flavor :)

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  6. Thank u all for ur comments.
    Chitra next time will surely try this.

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  7. wow, what rich recipe and yummy clicks..could actually feel the aroma of elaichi.

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  8. sakkarai pongal looks damn good, I feel like grabbing a spoon of it right away :)

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  9. Yummy Pongal...pics are beautiful too:)

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  10. delicious yummy pongal dear

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  11. Delicious and yummy....

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  12. Yummy pongal..looks like our sarkara payasam...

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  13. ippove oru dhonnai yeduthittu vareyn :P
    Looks mouthwatering J:)

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  14. This is exactly how we make it too... looks really good - lovely consistency jeyashri

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  15. wow this is a new recipe to me but love it already as it's sweet:)

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  16. Sakkarai pongal looks delicious and tempting. Thanks for this wonderful recipe.

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  17. That luks absolutely mouth watering to me...making me very hungry, dear:)

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  18. Delicious pongal da, looks great with glossy texture and lots of nuts. Very nice click!

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  19. "Thai Velikizhamai" special a? Looks so delectable da!!

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  20. I love this and the rest of the family doesn't :( So I usually end up having this only when my neighbor or friend shares with me :-) this looks very tempting, Jeyashri

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  21. hi jeyashri...this is my first visit to ur blog...u hv a lovely blog with awesome recipes...this pongal luk very tempting...very nice recipe...pics r very very tempting...Hey i am following u so that i can track all ur future recipes and visit them n comment.

    http://siddhiscookingexperiences.blogspot.com/

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  22. Pongal looks delicious and I started craving for it .

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  23. Hi Jeyasrhi...beautiful pongal picture...You have a nice space with so many wonderful recipes...will keep in touch :)

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  24. Pongal looks delicious. Its my familys favorite.

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  25. lovely pongal dish...awesome clicks..mouthwatering..

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  26. Very yummy sakkarai pongal. Can have it any special day and not just for pongal.

    www.ruchikacooks.com

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  27. Mouthwatering pongal looks soooooooooooooo yummy...

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  28. Pongal wishes to u and ur family.

    One morething, is it ok to fry moongdal and rice little bit vasanai varum varai, then pressure cook with milk then do the rest. :)

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  29. Yes you can do so. Even my mother in law do the same

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  30. How long do you pressurise rice and dal for this consistency?

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    1. Pressure cook for 5-6 whistles and later keep the flame very low and cook for 5-7 minutes

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  31. delicious ! I will defiantly try it thanks to post such a testy recipe and keep posting such delicious recipes , Regards, sakkarai pongal recipe

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  32. thank you for posting yummy pongal recipe mouth watering picture

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