Chakara Pongal Recipe

Chakara Pongal Recipe
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The Chakara Pongal is a popular South-Indian delicacy made during all festivals and important occasions. The raisins and the cashews that are added make the dish an absolute delight to have.
Chakara Pongal Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.0 / 10 (7 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/4 cup Green Gram
  • 1-1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Ghee
  • 4 Cloves (fried in ghee)
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 1/4 cup Cashews (fried in ghee)
  • 1/4 cup Raisins(fried in ghee)
  • 4 Cardamoms (powdered)
How to make Chakara Pongal:
  • Take rice and moong dal in a pan and roast them until dal starts to change its color.
  • Now add 3 cups of water , milk and cook it till the rice becomes tender.
  • In a separate pan take water and add jaggery to it.
  • Heat it till the later melts completely.
  • Now mix this with the cooked rice and stir properly.
  • Add ghee and keep stirring.
  • Garnish with nuts, cardamom powder and serve.