Saturday, January 15, 2011

Sarkkarai Pongal / Sweet Pongal

Wishing  u all a very happy pongal .Pongal ,bring back memories, to my home town.My grandpa will celebrate Pongal elobarately.Especially " Mattu Pongal ",we used to call all our friends and fo, for a grand dinner.After coming to US ,the celebration has gone down a bit.But still,we have the spirit of celebration.


                                 Prepared sarkkarai pongal ,vadai along with lunch menu.


Ingredients:
1.Sona masoori rice                   -              3/4 cup
1.(a) Milk                                   -              2 1/2 cup
2.Jaggery                                    -              1 1/4 cup
3.Ghee                                        -              2 tbsp
4.Coconut milk                           -               1 tbsp
5.Cashews                                  -               1 tsp
6.Raisins                                     -               1 tsp
7.Cardamom pwdr                      -               a pinch
8.Salt                                           -               a pinch

Method:
* Wash and soak the rice for half an hour.
* Powder the jaggery well.
* Take pan and add milk ,bring it to a boil.
*  Add the rice ,cover and cook for 10 mins or untill rice gets mashed up.
* Now add the jaggery and mix well.Add the salt.
* Add coconut milk now.mix it well.
* Add cardamom pwdr and turn off the heat.
* Take a pan separately , add ghee and fry the cashews with raisins.
* Now pour ,the fried cashews and raisins to the cooked rice.
Serve hot with spicy vadais.
Check the recipe for masala vadai here



Sending this to Kurinji's "Pongal Feast"


19 comments:

Torviewtoronto said...

happy pongal looks wonderful

Priya said...

Happy pongal wishes to u and ur family Savitha..Pongal and crispy vadais makes me drool..

Priya Sreeram said...

festive greetings to u & family savitha! loads of pongal wishes and the fare looks yummy !

Swathi said...

Happy pongal to you and your family. vadai and pongal looks delicious.

Soumya said...

Happy Pongal Savitha...
Feel like having those vadai and pongal now...yum yum yum!very perfect clicks...

aipi said...

Happy Pongal dear..your spread is looking very festive n nice..loved it!

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Satya said...

happy pongal savitha ... vadai and pongal look yummy

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The Foodie said...

Happy pongal! those vadas are looking so crisp and yum :)

Saras said...

YUmmy & it is real treat to my tongue!!! Happy Pongal Savi

asiya omar said...

pongal&vadai looks delicious.happy pongal.

Aruna Manikandan said...

wow....
looks delicious dear.
Nice tempting clicks :)

Pushpa said...

Happy Pongal,sharkarai pongal and masal vadai look yummylicious..

Akila said...

looks so delicious dear....
Event: Dish Name Starts with E
Learning-to-cook
Regards,
Akila

Ameya said...

Happy Pongal!! Would love to relish those crispy, droolworthy vadas and the pongal :)

G.Pavani said...

Happy Pongal.Vada n pongal looks yum yum..

Chanchal said...

Happy Pongal and the dish looks delicious..:)
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Suja Sugathan said...

Happy Pongal..Vada and sharkarai pongal looks delicious.

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Looks so creamy and delicious

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