Monday, August 24, 2009

Sakkarai Pongal


Rice - 3/4 cup
moong dal - 1/4 cup
ghee - 1/4 cup
cashews - chopped - 3 tbsp
raisins - 2 tsp
cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
milk - 3 cups
water - 2 cups
jaggery - 1/2 cup
Method:- wash and soak the rice and moong dal for 15 mins
- in a pan add 1 tsp of ghee and fry cashews and raisins till golden brown and leave them aside.
- in the same pan add the rice and mong dal and fry till the water is completely absorbed
- add water and milk and cook for 6 - 7 whistles
- in a seperate pan add jaggery and water and bring it to boil
- when the jaggery is completely dissolved, strain it remove the mud
- add that to the rice and start cooking
- add the cardamom powder, cashews and raisins and fry
- add the ghee little by little and when the moisture is gone to some extent remove and serve.

1 comment:

Valarmathi said...

Looks yummy dear :)