Foxtail Millet Sweet Pongal Recipe | Thinai Sakkarai Pongal Recipe
Foxtail Millet Sweet Pongal Recipe | Thinai Sakkarai Pongal Recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Foxtail millet sweet pongal is healthy and nutritious pongal made with thinai arisi. Nowadays everyone started consuming millets for its health benefits. It is very easy to substitute millets for rice. I like to use it for variety rice rather than eating separately.
Foxtail millet is rich in fibre, protien and low in fat. Method of preparation of millet sweet pongal is similar to normal ones. Color of the pongal depends on the type of jaggery you use. You can use the same proportion of moong dal and rice as you use in normal sweet pongal. Trust me you won’t find much difference in taste. Even my kids enjoyed it. Next time try this healthy and nutritious millet sweet pongal
SHHHH COOKING SECRETLY CHALLENGE
Challenge for this month in Shhh Secretly cooking challenge FB group is Millets Magic suggested by Aruna. Check her interesting Jowar Popcorn laddu. My partner for this month is very talented blogger Jayashree who blogs evergreendishes. I gave her oil and coriander as secret ingredients and she made the healthy and nutritious Ragi dosa. She gave me sugar and salt as secret ingredients and I made this thinai sakkarai pongal.
Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes
How to make millet sweet pongal with step by step pictures
Dry roast moong dal in low flame till aroma comes.
Wash moong dal and millet together and take in a pressure cooker.
Add water, close the pan and allow it to cook for 1 whistle and 10 minutes in low flame or till 3-4 whistles whichever is earlier.
Once pressure releases open the pan and mash the pongal.
Add jaggery to it and cook for few mins till jaggery is melted and everything is mixed.
Now add sugar, pinch of salt and cardamom powder to it.
Heat ghee in pan and roast cashews till golden brown.
Add the cashews and ghee to pongal and give a quick mix and switch off the flame.
Healthy and delicious foxtail millet sweet pongal is ready.