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sakkarai pongal recipe
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sweet pongal recipe | sakkarai pongal recipe | chakkara pongal

easy sweet pongal recipe | sakkarai pongal recipe | chakkara pongal
Course sweet
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • ½ cup rice soaked 15 minutes
  • ¼ cup moong dal soaked 15 minutes
  • cup water

for jaggery water:

  • ¾ cup jaggery gud
  • ¼ cup water

for frying dry fruits:

  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 10 whole cashew / kaju
  • 2 tbsp raisins / kishmish
  • 1 clove / lavang

other ingredients:

  • ¼ cup water to adjust consistency
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • small piece edible camphor / pacha karpooram

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker take ½ cup rice and ¼ cup moong dal (both soaked for 15 minutes)
  • add in 2¼ cup water and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles.
  • make sure the dal and rice is cooked completely.
  • further in a pan take ¾ cup jaggery and ¼ cup water.
  • keep stirring till the jaggery melts completely.
  • now filter the jaggery water into cooked rice-dal mixture.
  • add ¼ cup water or more adjusting consistency as required.
  • simmer for 2 minutes or till jaggery combines well with rice-dal mixture.
  • add in 2 tbsp ghee and give a good mix till the sakkarai pongal turns glossy.
  • now in a small kadai heat 2 tsp ghee and fry 10 whole cashew, 2 tbsp raisins and 1 clove.
  • pour the fried cashews and kishmish into sweet pongal.
  • also add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and small piece edible camphor. mix well.
  • finally, sweet pongal / sakkarai pongal is ready to offer to goddess.