Chakra Pongali | Sweet Pongal

Happy Sankrathi/Pongal to all my readers, friends and family !!!
Chakra Pongali  is a traditional sweet from south india made especially for the festivals and pujas. Sweet Pongal is prepared from rice, moong dal , jaggery and garnished with cashews and raisins which is very delicious and simple to prepare.
Cooking Time 45 - 60 min
Serves 3 - 4 Persons
Sweet Pongal

Ingredients:
Rice
1 Cup
Moong Dal
½ Cup
Water
3 ½ - 4 Cups
Jaggery (Shredded)
1 ¼ Cup
Elachi Powder
½ Tsp
For Seasoning:
Ghee
4 Tbsp
Coconut pieces (Grated)
1 - 2 Tbsps
Cashews
10 - 15
Raisins
10

Sweet Pongal
Process:
  • Take a pan and fry Moong Dal in 1 tsp ghee until 2 min on medium flame.
  • Wash rice and cook rice and moong dal with water in an electric rice cooker. (Can aslo use pressure cooker)
  • After the rice is cooked, add the shredded jaggery and elachi powder and mix properly until the jaggery melts.  
  • Lastly in a different pan fry cashews and coconut pieces in ghee.
  • Remove them from the pan & add this to the pongali.
  • Enjoy the sweet pongal.

29 comments:

  1. Happy Pongal..the dish looks so sweet and yumm!

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  2. lovely pongal...looks gr8...nice pic

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  3. that looks yummy dear :) Hope Pongal was auspicious and happy for you :)

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  4. Lovely......super click......glad to follow u dear!!!!!!
    Dovisit mine sometimes...

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  5. that looks delicious.....first time here....lovely blog!

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  6. Pngal Luks temptingly finger-licking good.Oh!,super-inviting click. Belated Pongal Wishes to U Dear.

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  7. Belated wishes for Sankranthi. Pongal looks sooo delicious.

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  8. This looks wonderful! I would love to try it:)

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  9. Pongali looks yummy, delicious and mouth watering.

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  10. Awesome dish.. yum... Glad to follow you

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  11. Very delicious pongal,looks so yummy n mouthwatering presentation too...

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  12. Dekicious sweet dish, looks beautiful

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  13. adding scrambled coconut sounds new & tasty
    Tasty Appetite

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  14. Sweet pongal looks awesome..Thanks for dropping by @ my space...you've got a lovely space..glad to follow you :)

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  15. Pongal is my favorite and you are tempting me so much! Have to make it again ;)

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  16. thank you for linking with my event

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  17. Happy Pongal...very delicious sweet dear..

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  18. Happy Sankranti wishes to you and family as well :-)
    Cakra pongal looks very delicious..

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  19. Sounds simple and delicious, looks wonderful.

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  20. one of our house traditional sweets too.. looks nice.. thanks for linking!


    Ongoing Event : WTML

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