Sweet Pongal Recipe

Sweet Pongal Recipe

Sweet Pongal is a kind of Jaggery rice, usually eaten during festivals. Learn how to make/prepare Sweet Pongal by following this easy recipe.
Sweet Pongal Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.7 / 10 (10 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/3 cup Green Gram Dal
  • 1-1/2 cups Powdered Jaggery
  • 5 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Cashewnuts
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Raisins
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
How to make Sweet Pongal:
  • Roast gram dal in a pan till it turns light brown.
  • Wash roasted dal along with rice.
  • Put it into a pressure cooker with 4-1/2 cups of water.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Completely dissolve jaggery in half cup of water in a shallow pan.
  • Remove the dirt by straining it and heat once again until you achieve one string consistency.
  • Now mix cooked rice-dal mixture into it and keep on a medium flame for few minutes. Remove the mixture from the flame.
  • Fry cashewnuts and raisins separately in ghee. Mix it to the prepared pongal and add cardamom powder.
  • Sweet Pongal is ready to serve.


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