Plain Sweet Pongal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 tin - Condensed Milk
  • 1.5 cups - Rice (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1/4 cup - Yellow Moong dal (washed)
  • 1 tbsp - Raisins
  • 1 tbsp - Cashew bits
  • 4-5 - Cardamom pods (crushed)
  • 2 - Cloves (crushed)
  • 1 lump - Jaggery (ping-pong ball sized )
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • 4 cups - Water

How to Make Plain Sweet Pongal

  • Drain dal and spread on a thick clean kitchen towel for 5 mins to soak moisture.
  • Roast dal lightly, till dry and light. Keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy pan.
  • Fry cashew pieces till light golden, drain, keep aside.
  • Cook rice in water till 3/4 done. Allow most of water to evaporate.
  • Mix jaggery into condensed milk and then add to rice. Stir gently.
  • Allow to cook till almost dry.
  • Add ghee in which the cashews were fried.
  • Add spices, fried cashews, raisins and mix very gently.