Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Sakkarai Pongal - Happy Pongal

First of all Wishing you all a happy pongal..There are several way to prepare sweet pongal, my mom's special is rice n moongdal with jaggery...this is my favourite sweet pongal..i just added saffron to give colour n didnt change anything, i prepared them as my mom used to prepare always...Sending to Rice/Wheat sweets & Diabetic friendly sweets by Mythreyee of Paajaka...


1cup Raw rice
1/4cup Split Moongdal
Few Saffron Strands
1/4cup Jaggery powder
1tbsp Cardamom powder
2tbsp Ghee
Few Cashew nuts

Wash thoroughly both raw rice n split moongdal together, pour four cups of water , jaggery, saffron strands n pressure cook them upto 3 hisses...keep aside n let them steam release..meanwhile fry the cashew nuts in hot ghee n keep aside, add the cardamom powder to the cooked pongal n fried cashew nuts n hot ghee n toss them gently..

Serve hot n enjoy every spoon!!!

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17 comments:

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Happy pongal to you and your family priya nice color

Asha said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Pongal to you! :)

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

WISHING YOU & FAMILY A VERY HAPPY PONGAL

Happy cook said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Pongal. That looks really yummy.
Love the colour too.

Ann said... Reply To This Comment

drooling yaa drooling...the name is truly meaningful

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Pongal to u and your family Priya

Sukanya Ramkumar said... Reply To This Comment

Even I have posted sakkarai pongal in my blog for pongal day.... Urs look so good.

Happy Pongal!!!

Keerthana said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Pongal Priya:)

Trupti said... Reply To This Comment

Pongal looks very delicious Priya

Happy Sankranti !!

Yasmeen said... Reply To This Comment

tasty sweet with lentils,I'll try it for my little one ,who has a big sweet tooth.Have a blessed festival:)

Madhu said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Pongal to you too Priya.

Varsha Vipins said... Reply To This Comment

Happy Pongal priya..n lovely sweet dish for the time..:)

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

looks perfect priya.. neenga dhan expert aache ellathulayum. happy pongal!

Shama Nagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

yummy...delicious pongal..happy pongal

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

Happy pongal to you priya!

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Anu said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya,

Your sakkarai pongal looks yummy. Your food blog is neatly organized. Loved browsing it!

I have posted my version of the Sakkarai pongal in my blog.

Do visit my blog when u find time. Would be happy to receive your comments :-)