Sweet Pongal



  • ¼ cup yellow moong dal

  • ½ cup rice

  • ½ cup jaggery

  • ¼ cup ghee

  • ½ cup chopped dry fruit (almonds, cashew, raisins)

  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder

  • 2 ½ cup water

Method (How to make sweet pongal for pongal festival)

  • Wash dal and rice separately and drain all  water.

  • Heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan and add chopped dry fruits and fry till light brown.

  • Add 1 tsp more ghee and roast moong dal till light golden colour.

  • Add rice and and 2 ½ cup water and cook till soft and massy.

  • Add jaggary and mix well, stir till jaggery dissolve fully.

  • Add cardamom powder, remaining ghee and fried dry fruits and mix well.

  • Stir continuously and cook for 1-2 more minutes or till desire consistency.

  • Serve and enjoy!