sakkarai pongal recipe is very famous and traditional in tamilnadu as well as andhra states in a common recipe for break fast and festivals
sakkarai pongal recipe is also a healthy dish for any one
Ingredients to prepare sakkarai pongal recipe:1 cup - milk
1/2 cup - raw rice
1/2 cup - grated jaggery
3 tbsp - split green lentil (moong dal)
3 to 4 tbsp - cashews
1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
1/4 tsp - nutmeg powder
pinch - saffron
1 to 2 tbsp - dried raisins
Method to prepare sakkarai pongal recipe :
Wash and clean lentil and rice together and place in a vessel.
Add 1 cup milk and 1/2 cup water and pressure cook for 10-15min until cooked. (about 4-5 whistles)
Meanwhile in some ghee roast cashews and raisins and just before removing from the heat add saffron,cardamom and nutmeg.
Add the jaggery to the cooked to the lentil-rice mixture.
Mix well until combined. Add the cashew and raisin mixture and stir until combined. that ready your sakkarai pongal recipe .Drizzle it with some ghee and serve.
If the rice-lentil mixture is dry, add some melted ghee/warm milk to the mixture until it comes to the consistency of your liking