Sakkare Millet Pongal Recipe

It is a sweet pongal that is usually made using rice, moong dal and jaggery.

Madhuri Aggarwal
Sakkare Millet Pongal Recipe
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Sakkare Pongal is a sweet pongal that is usually made using rice, moong dal and jaggery. Making it with millet not only makes it healthy but, also the sweetness in millet compliments the dish. Millet is easy to cook and the small grains brings the dish together well.

Serve Sakkare Millet Pongal on its own as a sweet dish after your delicious South Indian meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pongal recipes such as

  1. Ven Pongal
  2. Oats Ven Pongal
  3. Oats Sakkarai Pongal

 

Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Foxtail Millet
  • 1/2 liter Milk , skimmed
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery , powderd
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Mixed dry fruits
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons Dry coconut (kopra) , optional

How to make Sakkare Millet Pongal Recipe

  1. To begin making the Sakkare Millet Pongal recipe, firstly heat milk and 1 cup of water together in a saucepan.

  2. Once the milk is hot, add the washed millet to this, reduce the flame and cook the millet till it is soft.

  3. In the meantime, mix jaggery powder and 1 cup of water in a heavy bottomed pan and heat. Heat till all the jaggery is dissolved and it has just started to boil.

  4. Add this jaggery syrup to the millet. Cook till the mixture comes together and starts leaving the sides of the pan.

  5. Switch off the flame. Add cardamom powder to this and mix it well.

  6. In a small pan, heat the ghee and add raisins and cashews. Once they turn gold, pour it over the pongal and give it a mix.

  7. Garnish with grated dry coconut and serve hot. 

  8. Serve Sakkare Millet Pongal on its own as a sweet dish after your delicious South Indian meal.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:36
     
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