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Sweet Pongal

Sweet Pongal


Special dish which is made during the Tamil festival of pongal. However, it's quite filling and can be enjoyed otherwise too.

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Serves 3 serving

  • Rice1 Cup

  • Green GramĀ½ Cup

  • Milk1 Cup

  • Jaggery3 Cups

  • Ghee4 Tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts2 Tablespoons

  • Raisins2 Tablespoons

  • Cardamom (powdered) 5

  • Cloves (powdered) 2

  • Cinnamon (powdered) 1/2 Teaspoon

  • Nutmeg(powdered) 1

  • Water2 1/2 Cups


  • 01

    Cook rice and green gram in milk and water.

  • 02

    In a saucepan, put jaggery and pour the water. Heat it and let the jaggery melt in the water.

  • 03

    If there are any impurities, remove them and continue heating the jaggery syrup. Heat it till it's a little sticky.

  • 04

    Add the cooked rice and dal to jaggery. Add the powdered cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Mix all thoroughly.

  • 05

    Heat the ghee and fry the cashews and raisins in it. Add it to the pongal.

  • 06

    Switch off the heat and serve the sweet pongal hot or cold.



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