sakkarai pongal | sweet pongal


Sakkarai pongal | sweet pongal

Sakkarai pongal | sweet pongal one of the recipe in pongal celebration. Pongal celebrated across all tamil families. I share my pongal recipe. We celebrated Pongal_(festival) for thanking our farmers, the nature (sun) , OX the domestic animal which used in agriculture.South Indian traditional sweet.

We started the celebration by cleaning the house, decorating with flowers, we cook the pongal in a pot which decorated with turmeric. Another sweet palm-candy-payasam/ .

We add rice, milk and sugar for making pongal and we all shout while milk is boiling ” pongalo pongal” means like pongal milk boiling ( prosperity) our life also prosper with good health and wealth.

How to prepare sweet pongal.


  • Raw rice 100 gm
  • Jaggery 1/2 cup
  • Moong dal 4 tablespoon
  • Cashew
  • Dry grapes
  • Cardamom
  • Ghee
  • Milk


  • First, take the ingredients.
  • Wash the rice and moong dal. Soak dal and rice for 15 minutes. Heat a pot, add 250 ml raw milk.
Add raw milk for pongal
  • When milk boiled , add soaked rice and dal. cook the rice and dal in medium flame.
Add rice and dal for pongal
  • Cover it using a lid, keep stir it well.
cover it using a lid
  • Once rice cooked well, add jaggery.
add jaggery for sweet pongal
  • Add cardamom, and fry the cashew and dry grapes in ghee.
fry gashew  and grapes for sweet pongal
  • Add fried cashew and dry grapes in the pongal.
add cashew and dry grapes for sweet pongal
  • Delicious sweet pongal ready.

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