Sakarai Pongal ( Sweet Pongal) for Sankranthi ( Harvest Festival )

by Rohz  

Ingredients :
Rice – 1 cup
Moong Dhall – ½ cup
Gram Dhall – ½ cup
Jagerry - 1.5 cups
Cashew nuts – 10 nos:
Raisins – 10-15 nos:
Milk – 1 cup
Ghee – 3 tbspns
Cardamon - 3 nos: (powdered)
Nutmeg powder – ¼ tspn
Coconut – grated – ¼ cup

Method :
Soak rice, moon dhall & gram dhall in 4 cups of water for about 10 minutes and pressure cook for 6 whistles. Dissolve Jaggery in 1 cup of water and bring to boil ,cool and filter and keep aside. Roast cashew nuts,raisins , cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and grated coconut and leave aside. In a hard bottomed vessel or pressure cooker mix rice, dhalls with jagerry adding ghee to the mixture now add 1 cup of boiled milk and keep stirring till the milk is absorbed it should be of a gooey consistency; now add the roasted contents and let cool. Delicious Sakarai Pongal is ready. Add a teaspoon of ghee before serving

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