Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Sarkarai Pongal / சர்க்கரைப் பொங்கல்

raw rice - 1 cup
moong dal - 1/4 cup
channa dal - 2 tbsp
milk - 1 cup
water - 3 -4  cups
jaggery - 350 gms
ghee -  4 tbsp
cardamom - 5
cashew nuts - 15
raisins - 20
salt - pinch for taste.

Steps to follow:

Get ready with all the ingredients.
 Dry roast moong dal and then soak dals and rice.

 In a vessel take jaggery .crushed cardamom and add a  half cup of water and heat  till it melts completely.
 Strain the jagger syrup and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker add milk,water, rice and moong and channa dals. Cook till soft.

Then mix the jaggery syrup to the cooked rice dal mix. Add half ghee and mix well. For taste add pinch salt and for nice flavor crushed cardamom powder quarter - half tsp (optional).

 Heat remaining ghee in a pan and roast the cashew and raisins till slightly golden brown.
 Transfer the roasted cashew and raisins along with ghee to sarkari pongal. Mix well.

Serve the warm  delicious sarkarai pongal. Enjoy ! Happy Pongal !


திண்டுக்கல் தனபாலன் said...

இனிய பொங்கல் நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்...

Rafeeda AR said...

looks so delicious akka... drooling here...

padma veeranki said...

Happy pongal!! Delicious recipe...try mine too:)

Amina Khaleel said...

pongal looks delicious... mouth watering..