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Sakkarai pongal recipe | sweet pongal recipe

by Jeyashris Kitchen
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SAKKARAI 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 you all. Check out my temple style sakkarai Pongal and akkaraivadisal.

Sakkarai pongal recipe

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 35 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Raw rice   3/4 cup
     Moong dal  3 tblsp
     Jaggery  1 cup (reduce to 3/4 th cup acc to the sweetness of the jaggery)
     Cashew nuts  10
     Raisins  few
     Cardamom powder  a pinch
     Ghee  3-4 tblsp
     Milk   1/4 cup  
     

sakarai pongal
Method:

  • 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.
sakkarai pongal

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36 comments

Sushma Mallya February 2, 2010 - 6:02 am

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

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Rekha shoban February 2, 2010 - 6:19 am

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

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Prathibha February 2, 2010 - 6:44 am

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

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priya February 2, 2010 - 7:08 am

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

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Chitra February 2, 2010 - 9:45 am

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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admin February 2, 2010 - 9:47 am

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

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Deepa G Joshi February 2, 2010 - 10:03 am

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

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Akal's Saappadu February 2, 2010 - 10:05 am

sakkarai pongal looks damn good, I feel like grabbing a spoon of it right away 🙂

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Rachana Kothari February 2, 2010 - 10:49 am

Yummy Pongal…pics are beautiful too:)

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Shama Nagarajan February 2, 2010 - 11:45 am

delicious yummy pongal dear

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Tina February 2, 2010 - 1:16 pm

Delicious and yummy….

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Vrinda February 2, 2010 - 2:43 pm

Yummy pongal..looks like our sarkara payasam…

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Sarah Naveen February 2, 2010 - 3:05 pm

Wow!!! yumm yumm!!!

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RAKS KITCHEN February 2, 2010 - 3:12 pm

ippove oru dhonnai yeduthittu vareyn 😛
Looks mouthwatering J:)

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A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine February 2, 2010 - 4:29 pm

Looks fantastic. Mouthwatering.

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Laavanya February 2, 2010 - 6:29 pm

This is exactly how we make it too… looks really good – lovely consistency jeyashri

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Preety February 2, 2010 - 6:29 pm

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

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Babli February 2, 2010 - 8:09 pm

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

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Malar Gandhi February 3, 2010 - 2:10 am

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

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பாத்திமா ஜொஹ்ரா February 3, 2010 - 5:00 am

Delicious

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Mythreyi Dilip February 3, 2010 - 6:08 pm

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

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Rohini February 3, 2010 - 8:07 pm

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

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Gulmohar February 3, 2010 - 8:50 pm

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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Siddhi S February 3, 2010 - 9:16 pm

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.

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Padhu February 4, 2010 - 7:56 am

Pongal looks delicious and I started craving for it .

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Gita February 4, 2010 - 1:13 pm

Hi Jeyasrhi…beautiful pongal picture…You have a nice space with so many wonderful recipes…will keep in touch 🙂

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Raje February 4, 2010 - 3:11 pm

Pongal looks delicious. Its my familys favorite.

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Jagruti February 5, 2010 - 2:26 pm

lovely pongal dish…awesome clicks..mouthwatering..

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Ruchikacooks February 7, 2010 - 5:48 pm

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

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Pavithra February 9, 2010 - 5:36 am

Mouthwatering pongal looks soooooooooooooo yummy…

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sathu January 11, 2013 - 9:26 pm

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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admin January 12, 2013 - 8:15 am

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

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Arati July 29, 2013 - 6:13 pm

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

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admin July 31, 2013 - 7:03 am

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

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Nasreen Basu December 21, 2013 - 5:32 am

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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Pravina Parikh January 14, 2014 - 6:48 pm

thank you for posting yummy pongal recipe mouth watering picture

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