Jan 21, 2015

Sweet Pongal

Sweet Pongal is prepared during Sankranthi festival.A delicious mix of Moong dal with rice and jaggery blended with dryfruits, it's tasty and rich.Enjoy !!

Sweet Pongal 

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup Raw Rice
  • 1/2 cup Moong Dal/Green Gram Dal
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 cups Jaggery grated ( as per taste)
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • Few cashews/Raisins
  • 2 tbsp Dry Coconut (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp Elachi pwd
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmet pwd
  • 1-2 cloves(opt)
  • Saffron (pinch)
  • Water

Method : In a kadai, add ghee roast dry the green gram dal for a couple of minutes. Next cook the rice and moong dal . In a pan, add the jaggery in  water and cook on a low heat till the jaggery melts. Once done add the 
cooked rice and dal.Add milk and stir well. Heat ghee and fry the cashewnuts and raisins add to the pongal. Add the powdered cardamoms, cloves nutmeg ,grated coconut and saffron.Mix well and serve hot.

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