sweet rice pongal

sweet rice pongal


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About this recipe: This is a sweet rice dish made on festival sankranthi/pongal in karnataka and tamil nadu.

sumana Karnataka, India

Serves: 2 

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup moong dal or split yellow gram - small ones
  • 1 whole jaggery - square shape - one only
  • 2 tspn cardamom
  • 3 tblspn ghee
  • 10 raisins
  • 10 cashew
  • 2 almonds
  • 1 cup dry coconut

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. cook rice and moon dhal in pressure cooker and keep aside
  2. in a pan , add jaggery and little water and allow the jaggery to dissolve. take a strainer and strain the jaggery so that any tiny stones or unwanted particles are removed
  3. add the cooked rice, dhal and jaggery , dry coconut, cadamom in the pan. keep the stove on sim mode.
  4. heat the ghee on a small pan. add raisins and cashew nuts. once they turn golden brown, add this to the step 3
  5. add more ghee if required which enhances the taste. cook for 10mins and remove from stove.
  6. decorate with almonds

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- 02 Jul 2011

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