Sweet Pongal Recipe | Sakkarai Pongal | Chakkara Pongal
Sweet Pongal Recipe | Sakkarai Pongal | Chakkara Pongal recipe with step-by-step pictures and instructions. Sakkarai Pongal is a delicious sweet from the South made with raw rice, moong dal, jaggery, and ghee. Sweet Pongal is one of the traditional recipes made during the Pongal festival. Generally, it is offered as prasadam in temples for all festivals.
I make it at least two times a month for breakfast. I already shared how to make sakkarai Pongal in the brass pot. Today I will share one of the quick and easy ways to make it in the pressure cooker. The best recipe for busy and working people. Pongal is just few days ahead and finally I managed to post it before the festival. Sharing this with our gourmet group FoodieMondayBloghop where the theme is #280SakrantiSpecial.
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How to make Sakkarai Pongal with step-by-step pictures and instructions.
Dry roast moong dal in low flame till the aroma comes.
Wash moong dal and rice 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 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 and a pinch of salt to it.
Then add cardamom powder and grated coconut to it.
Heat ghee in pan and roast cashews till golden brown.
Add the cashews to Pongal and give a quick mix and switch off the flame.
Healthy and delicious sweet Pongal is ready.
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