sarkarai pongal

ingredients

  • Raw Rice - 3/4 cup
  • Greengram dhal - 2 to 3 tbl.sp.
  • J aggery ( grated ) - 3/4 cup
  • Nut meg - a pepper size
  • Cardomom - 4
  • Cashewnut - 8
  • Raisins - 8
  • Ghee - 3 to 4 tb.sp.

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method of preparation

  • In a cup of water, cook both rice and greengram dhal until very soft.
  • Add jaggery and mix well.
  • In a tbl.sp. of milk, dissolve a pinch of kesari powder, saffron and pachai karpooram and add to the rice.
  • Powder nut meg and fry in a tsp. of ghee and add to the rice.
  • Fry cashewnuts and raisins in the remaining ghee and add to the sarkarai pongal.
  • Stir constantly so that the sarkkarai pongal does not stick to the bottom of the vessel.
  • Keep until jaggery flavour ceases and remove from fire.

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