Sweet Pongal for Festivals

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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