Sakarai pongal | How to make Sakarai pongal

By Rita Arora  |  11th May 2016  |  
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About Sakarai pongal Recipe

Sakarai Pongal is a sweet and buttery porridge-like dish that is traditionally prepared in South India for the Makar Sankranti.

Sakarai pongal is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Sakarai pongal in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Sakarai pongal by Rita Arora has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Sakarai pongal at home without any difficulty. Sakarai pongal is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Sakarai pongal would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Sakarai pongal this weekend. Share your Sakarai pongal cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Rita Arora for inputs. In case you have any queries for Sakarai pongal you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Rita Arora. You can also rate the Sakarai pongal and give feedback.

Sakarai pongal

Ingredients to make Sakarai pongal

  • 2 tbsp - cashew , pista, almonds
  • 1 Cup jaggery
  • 3 Cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup moong dal
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 Pinch saffron
  • 4 cup water

How to make Sakarai pongal

  1. Heat 1 tbsp ghee , saut the dry fruits and keep aside.
  2. Wash and boil rice and moong dal with 4 cups of water when the rice is almost cooked add milk and cook till rice is mashy. Add sauted nuts and add jaggery and cook till nice pudding consistency add chopped coconut and saffron.
  3. Garnish with dry fruits and serve chilled.

My Tip:

We can add milk maid for more creaminess.

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