Sarkarai Pongal recipe
A special preparation during Pongal
Ingredients for Sarkarai Pongal recipe
Raw rice - 200 gm
Moong dal - 25 gm
Jaggery - 375 gm
Grated Coconut - 50 gm
Ghee - 150 gm
Cashew nut - 20 gm
Raisins - 20 gm
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Honey (optional) - 15 ml
How to make Sarkarai Pongal ?
Cook moong dal and cleaned rice, till half done. Drain the excess water and keep them aside.
Fry cashew nuts and raisins in ghee and keep aside. In a cooking pan
Heat 100 ml of water and the grated or broken jaggery. Allow the jaggery to melt and form thick syrup and be mixed with the water properly.
Add the rice, moong dal and grated coconut into the syrup and stir well to mix them up.
Add honey, raisins and roasted cashew nuts and the remaining ghee.
Cook the entire content for 10 minutes.
Remove from flame and sprinkle powdered cardamom.
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