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!!!

Sending to FIC - Yellow by Sunshinemom of Tongueticklers
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                 Harvest - The Festival Of Rice by Sudeshna of Bengali Cuisine ..
                 Festive Food - Makar Sankranti by Priti of Indian Khana...

17 comments:

  1. Happy pongal to you and your family priya nice color

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  2. WISHING YOU & FAMILY A VERY HAPPY PONGAL

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

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  4. drooling yaa drooling...the name is truly meaningful

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  5. Happy Pongal to u and your family Priya

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

    Happy Pongal!!!

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  7. Pongal looks very delicious Priya

    Happy Sankranti !!

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

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  9. Happy Pongal to you too Priya.

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

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

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  12. yummy...delicious pongal..happy pongal

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  14. 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 :-)

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