Sweet Pongal - Sarkarai Pongal

Rice cooked with milk and jaggery

Sweet Pongal - Sarkarai Pongal

Rice cooked with milk and jaggery

By Sujee V

Published On: 03 Mar 2010

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Wash and soak rice in 4 cups of water for half hour.

Step 2

Pressure cook rice for 5 whistles. Let the pressure settle by itself.

Step 3

In the meantime, heat jaggery with 1/2 cup of water till the jaggery melts completely. Filter the jaggery syrup through a clean cloth to remove impurities.

Step 4

Once the pressure settles down, open the cooker and add the melted jaggery to the cooked rice and mix well.

Step 5

Add milk and cook till the mixture is well cooked taking care not to let the pongal overflow from the vessel.

Step 6

Meanwhile heat ghee in a wok and fry the cashews and raisins and add to the pongal. Add the cardamom powder and a pinch of salt and mix well.

Step 7

Sweet pongal is ready and serve hot.

Step 8

Check out my other recipes at www.sujeescuisine.blogspot.com

Step 9

Happy cooking :)


Hey sujee, i am a student in usa and this is an excellent festive recipe for beginners like me. keep posting.

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