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Sweet Pongal for Festivals Recipe

Sweet Pongal for Festivals is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Mung dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Powdered Jaggery- 1.25 cup
  • Powdered Cardamom - 6
  • Cashewnuts - 8
  • Raisins - 8
  • Ghee - 10 tsp
  • How to Make Sweet Pongal for Festivals:

    1. Dry roast mung dhal till brown in colour. Wash rice and dhal and pressure-cook till it becomes soft.
    2. Heat jaggery in half cup of water till it dissolves completely.
    3. Mix cooked rice with jaggery in low flame for few minutes.
    4. Heat ghee and fry cashewnuts and raisins. Add to pongal along with cardamom powder.


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