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Showing posts with label Sweet Pongal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sweet Pongal. Show all posts

Monday, November 21, 2011



A perfect lunch should have atleast one sweet (diabetes patient try the same with  sugar free ingredient).

  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Channa Dhal - 1 handful
  • Jaggery - 1/2 cup
  • Cardmom Powder - 1 tsp
  • Dry grapes / kismis - 1 handful (quantity can vary as per your taste)
  • Cashewnuts - 5 to 6
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Poppy Seeds - 2 tsp
  • Coconut - 1/2

Sweet Pongal/Chakra Pongal
  1. Cook rice and channa dhal (kadale bele) for 4 whistles
  2. Add 1 tsp ghee into a kadai, heat them fry cashewnuts and dry grapes, keep them aside
  3. Add remaining ghee and heat them, put poppy seeds, cardmom powder, coconut and fry for sometime
  4. Add the cooked rice and dhal and fry for some more time, so that all the ingredients get mixed.
  5. Add jaggery in the end and leave it for sometime, let them get mixed well
  6. Serve hot.
Back to SaturdayLunch_19Nov11


I was delighted to cook last Saturday, 19th Nov 2011 a variety of dishes viz., Rice, Dhal Fry, Rasam with Dhal, Beetroot Palya/Poriyal, Sweet Pongal and curds (of course, curds is just adding sour curds into the milk nothing more than that).

Sweet Pongal/Chakra Pongal
Beetroot Palya

Dhal Tadka

Rasam with Dhal
In the evening, I had prepared Mosaru Kodabale and Mosaru Nipatu. Thus was my beautiful Saturday.