Friday, August 15, 2008

Sakkarai Pongal

Sakkarai Pongal is a traditional sweet dish of South India. It’s a very delicious sweet & easy to make too. Uses just a few ingredients & you have a yummy dessert ready.Today being India’s Independence day, Tulsi Puja & Varalakshmi Pooja too, I decided to make a sweet dish & ended up making Sakkarai Pongal.

Happy Independence Day dear Friends!


Raw rice – ¾ cup
Moongh Dhal – ½ cup
Jaggery – 1 cup
Cashews & Raisins – few
Ghee – 3 tbspns


1. Dry fry the moongh dhal a little. Then add it to the rice & add 4 cups water & pressure cook well.

2. In a Kadai add the jaggery & little water & make it into a syrup & bring to a good boil. Strain it .

3. Now add the syrup & cooked rice & dhal mixture & mix everything well. Keep cooking on a medium high flame. It will all come together . Add ghee little by little & keep on mixing.

4. Roast nuts & raisins in ghee & add to the mixture.

Delicious Sakkarai Pongal is all ready to be enjoyed!


Suma Rajesh said...

thanks for stopping by ...u have amazing site...sakkarai pongal is my fav and would luv to have any time..

SMN said...

This is my fav pongal looks very nice

Laavanya said...

Nice colour Seema - i only make it for Pongal... so has been a while now... :)

lubnakarim06 said...

Pongali looks yummmmmmmmy.

Meera said...

Lovely pongal recipe.

Divya Kudua said...

pongal looks delicious seema!!!

Unknown said...

Looks delicious,this is one of my favorites :)

KonkaniBlogger said...

Pongal looks yumm Seema..Theres something for u at my blog..