29 March, 2012

Sakkarai Pongal /Sweet Pongal



Day 7 of BM,yeah here's my last post for BM#14!!I really enjoyed doing,it was a new experience ..i got to know some new bloggers  threw this,have to Thank Srivalli for giving me this :)Actually am not aware of this BM,Sangeetha of "Spicy Treats" she only asked me to try this..Thanks to you too :) :) ..Have to say this here,i have struggled  a little bit with my little boy while taking photos,cooking and posting!!Don't know how last time she manged "2 BM"s with two little ones!!?? Great Job..!


And then coming to  today's post,am sharing a very famous simple "Sakkarai Pongal" recipe..This's also my favorite sweet or rice!!It's really a  healthy choice for kids..


Ingredients:
  1. Rice-1 cup
  2. Moong Dal-1/2cup
  3. Water-3 cups
  4. Milk-2 cups
  5. Jaggery-2 cups (up to your taste)
  6. Cardamom Powder-1/2teaspoon
  7. Nutmeg Powder-1/2teaspoon
  8. Ghee-1/4 cup and little more
  9. Salt- pinch

For Tempering:
  1. Cashews-10nos (Broken)
  2. Badam/Almonds-10(Chopped)
  3. Raisins-2 tablespoon
  4. Ghee-1 tablespoon
                      
Method:
  • Dry roast moong dal in medium flame till gets golden color.
  • Then wash it in cold water,drain it.
  • Add moong dal and rice together,add water,milk and salt.
  • Pressure cook it for 3 whistle.
  • In between,add little water in pan.Put the jaggery and melt it.
  • Drain the jaggery water in strainer.Pour this in to pan and make in to a little sticky syrup. 
  • Once the pressure get down from the cooker,open it and slightly mash it up with spoon.
  • Now pour the syrup in to dal and rice mixture ,mix it up.Cook it in low flame.
  • Add cardamom and Nutmeg powder.
  • Heat tablespoon of ghee in small pan,roast all tempering ingredients for a mintute or till get golden color.
  • Add ghee and mix again.
  • That's it Yummy Sakkarai Pongal's ready...!!
Linking this recipe to ongoing event,  "South Indian Foods" @Foodelicious ,Cook eat delicious desserts@Sensible vegetarian to "Walk through memory lane" hosting by Roshan" 

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22 comments:

  1. pongal looks so yummy and delicious. love this recipe

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  2. Looks delicious Prabha ....nice one!!!

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  3. Yumm.. This is my favorite sweet...

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  4. Even I love this, very delicious..

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  5. looks gooey and yummy...I would have this!

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  6. once in a month i do prepare this as it is his fav .. ur dish look so tempting too..

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  7. The first close-up is really drool worthy.

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  8. Pongal looks yummy prabha :)
    http://lavanyasrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  9. lovely Pongal!!..glad you joined the BM ..surely would have missed some wonderful recipes...n hope to see u often here:)).

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  10. very yummy n tasty too..nice one.Book marked.
    Maha

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  11. This is my first visit on ur space,love to follow u...very nice recipe...

    Do visit mine if time permits...

    www.premascook.com

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  12. Hi Prabha, Thanks for linking this lovely sweet to my event. Could not leave a comment here earlier..


    FOODELICIOUS

    APRIL EVENT, ‘ONLY’- SNACKS & STARTERS + COOKBOOK GIVEAWAY

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  13. Nice clicks.I make this only for pongal.Must prepare it sometime soon...

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  14. yummy delicious pongal.i love the aweet and spicy version of pongal

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  15. Hi Prabha,
    Delicious pongal, glad to find your space through Sangee...happy to follow it too:-)
    Do drop by my space when u find time, saw your event too.. Happy Hosting :-) surely will send in my entries:-)
    Thanx for your interest in hosting my event as well..
    Do drop me a mail so that I have your e mail id for further discussions:-)
    Thanx again,
    Cheers,
    Julie

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Thank you so much for your valuable time in my space...!!!Please do visit my blog again and drop your comments...Happy Cooking :)