Sweet Pongal/Sihi Pongal





Ingredients:
  • Jaggery: 1/2 glass
  • Water: 2 Glasses
  • Cardamom: 2 (crushed)
  • Grated Dry Coconut/Desiccated Coconut: 3 tbsp
Note: You can also use sugar instead of jaggery but it will not give the same taste.

For Tempering/Tadka:
  • Raisins:  8
  • Cashew Nuts: 10
  • Clarified Butter/Ghee: 2tbsp
To Pressure Cook:
  • Rice: 1/2 glass
  • Split Mung Beans/Moong Dal/Hesaru Bele: 3 tbsp
  • Water: 2 glasses
Method:

To Pressure Cook:
  • Dry roast split mung beans until it turns golden brown.
  • Pressure cook the rice, split mung beans & water for 3 whistles.
  • Let it cool before opening the lid.
  • In a pan add water & Jaggery. Let jaggery melt & when it starts boiling.
  • Add cooked rice & split mung beans, mix well.
  • Add desiccated coconut.
  • Keep stirring in between to avoid sticking to bottom.
  • Cook till water evaporates & it reaches semi liquid state.

Note: Add more jaggery if you need more sweet.

For Tempering/Tadka:
  • Heat the ghee in a tempering pan.
  • Add Cashew nuts fry till it gets slightly light brown on the edges.
  • Add raisins fry till pops up like a balloon & changes color slightly.
  • Pour this on the top of the rice, stir well.
  • Sweet pongal/Sihi pongal is ready.
  • Serve hot with ghee on top of it.
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22 comments:

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious pongal

Priti said...

Pongal looks delicious ....

Suja Sugathan said...

Looks very delicious,love it.

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Swathi said...

Sweet pongal looks awesome delicious.

Santosh Bangar said...

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Priya said...

Delicious sweet pongal..

Biny Anoop said...

fab pongal...i love it

Angie's Recipes said...

Looks rich and sweet!

Treat and Trick said...

Looks tempting and delicious!

Malar Gandhi said...

Cho sweet, love it:)

Preety said...

simple and delicious

aipi said...

Delicious n authentic recipe!

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Gulmohar said...

I love this..it's been a while since I had sweet pongal and now I crave for some :-)

Smitha said...

pongal looks awesome!...yummy and delish!
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Now Serving said...

That chakarai pongal looks really gooey and delicious!

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Kitchen Flavours said...

Yummy....simple at it's best....

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

I always crave for pongal rice! This is so inviting...;)

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Sneha Benny said...

First time in your blog. Pongal looks yum.

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Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

looks amazingly mouthwatering..tempting n yummy..
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Anonymous said...

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