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Sakkarai Pongal

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Posted on : 14/Jan/2018 14:35:25




 
 
 
Be it any traditional occasion or celebration, Sakkarai Pongal and Medhu Vadai are prepared as offerings to the shrine at Hindu households. It is a delicious, lip-smacking gourmet that children love too. Check out the preparation method and required ingredients below:

Required Ingredients:

·         Raw rice – Ύ cup

·         Moong Dal – 3 tablespoons

·         Jaggery – 1 cup (this has to be reduced to Ύ cup)

·         Cashew nuts – 10 Nos

·         Raisins – few

·         Cardamom powder – a pinch

·         Ghee – 3 to 4 tablespoons

·         Milk – Ό cup

Procedure:

Step 1 – rinse the rice and moong dal and soak for about half an hour

Step 2 – pressure cook both rice and dal together in a cooker

Step 3 – take a pan and add a tablespoon of ghee. Fry cashew nuts and raisins until they turn golden brown, and keep it aside

Step 4 – Take a pan and add jaggery to it. Add a few tablespoons of water. Keep stirring intermittently. Once it gets melted fully, filter out the impurities present

Step 5 – open the pressure cooker and smash the content. To this, add boiled milk

Step 6 – Add the rice mixture to the jaggery syrup. Mix thoroughly to form a fine mixture without any lumps

Step 7 – now, turn down the flame and allow the mixture to get coked

Step 8 - add ghee and cardamom powder and mix well

Step 9 – at last, add the fried cashews and raisins and serve hot!