Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sakarai Pongal



Ingredients:
Moong dal - 100 gms 
Rice - 400 gms 
Milk - 250ml
Shredded coconut - 1 cup
Jaggery - 1kg
Cashews - 10
Raisins - 10
Ghee - 200 gms 
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tbsp

Method:
1. Add 1/4 cup of water and cardamom powder to jaggery. Heat and melt until it becomes a thick syrup and keep it aside.
2. In a pan fry the moong dal for 4-5 minutes.
3. Cook the rice to paste by adding moong dal , milk and salt. ( milk + water should be 8 cups )
4. In a pan melt ghee , add cashews , raisins and shredded coconut until coconut turns golden brown.
5. Now add melted jaggery, fried items to rice and mix them well and serve.