CHAKKARA Pongal | How to make CHAKKARA Pongal

By Sumathi Sivaraman  |  23rd Nov 2016  |  
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About CHAKKARA Pongal Recipe

A famous Tamil Nadu sweet delicacy made on many festivals, to name few are Pongal festival, Navarathri

CHAKKARA Pongal is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Sumathi Sivaraman teaches how to make CHAKKARA Pongal step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook CHAKKARA Pongal in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare CHAKKARA Pongal at home. This amazing and mouthwatering CHAKKARA Pongal takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this CHAKKARA Pongal is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then CHAKKARA Pongal is a good option for you. The flavour of CHAKKARA Pongal is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this CHAKKARA Pongal and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make CHAKKARA Pongal

  • 150gm jaggery
  • 150gm Raw rice
  • 50gm Split moong dal
  • 10 cashews
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 10 raisins

How to make CHAKKARA Pongal

  1. Pressure cook rice and Dal with required water for 2 whistles
  2. Keep non-stick pan, pour half cup water, heat it
  3. Add jaggery and let it dissolve
  4. To this add cooked and mashed rice and Dal mixture
  5. Add cardamom powder
  6. Mix well
  7. In another pan pour ghee,heat it and fry cashews and raisins
  8. Add the fried cashews and raisins to the Dal and rice mix
  9. Stir well and mix together
  10. Keep a minute or two on heat
  11. Remove from heat and serve hot

My Tip:

Soak 10 strips of saffron in a tsp of warm milk and add to Chakkara Pongal

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