Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal | How to make Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal

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  • By Priya Lakshminarayan
    Created on 3rd Feb 2016

About Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal

Pongal is a tradtional South Indian dessert and I just gave it a Valentine twist! It has been infused with cherries to bring out the color and give it a new flavor as well.

The delicious and mouthwatering Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal. Priya Lakshminarayan shared this Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People
Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal

Ingredients to make Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup moong dal (green gram dal)
  • 2 tbsp ghee/clarified butter
  • 8-10 pitted cherries
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 cubes of jaggery/6 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3-4 drops of red color
  • Almonds for garnish

How to make Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal

  1. Chop the pitted cherries.
  2. In a small pan, add these cherries, water and jaggery. Let the jaggery melt while the cherry reduces to a pulp.
  3. Meanwhile boil/cook the rice and moong dal (green gram dal) together.
  4. Once the jaggery is completely dissolved and the syrup has a deep red color to it, take it off the flame.
  5. Pass this syrup through a sieve onto the cooked rice. Give the rice a mix.
  6. Add red color to it.
  7. Now add the clarified butter/ghee to this and mix it all together.
  8. Garnish with some chopped almonds. Serve hot.

Reviews for Cherry flavoured Sweet Pongal (2)

Maithili Thangkhiewa year ago
The infused cherry flavour is simply incredible.
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Sheeba Bedi2 years ago
Wow this is food art priya, simply beautiful :D
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