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Kalkandu pongal Recipe

Kalkandu pongal is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow-Cooked Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw Rice
  • 4 cups Milk
  • 2 cups kalkandu (rock candy/crystallized sugar) or adjust to your taste
  • 2 pods Cardamom
  • a pinch of edible Camphor (pacha karpooram)
  • 10 Cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp Raisin
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • How to Make Kalkandu pongal:

    1. Wash rice. Drain water.
    2. Roast with one tsp of ghee for a few minutes on medium flame.
    3. Transfer rice from pan to a thick-bottomed deep vessel. Add milk.
    4. Cook rice on medium flame.
    5. Once cooked, add kalkandu, cardamom and edible camphor.
    6. Keep stirring the contents till the kalkandu has dissolved completely.
    7. Add ghee and mix the contents well.
    8. Garnish with ghee-fried cashew and raisin.
    9. Serve warm with a dollop of ghee.
    10. Recipe and Image courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen




     

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