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Sakkarai Pongal 8

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The final part of Sakkarai Pongal Recipe.
Ingredients
  White rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Moong dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cardamom 1 Teaspoon, ground
  Cashewnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Filtered water 7 1⁄2 Cup (120 tbs) (reduced)
  Dalda/Ghee 1 Teaspoon (for frying)
  Unrefined sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash hands with antibacterial hand soap and water.
2. Grind cardamom into a fine powder and set aside.

MAKING
3. In a large skillet over med-high heat, add moong dal, stir continuously. Add in the rice and roast until golden brown. Then set aside.
4. In a medium pan over low heat, melt vegetable ghee. Add cashew nuts, stir constantly until golden brown and set aside.
5. In a double layer rice cooker, add in the roasted rice and moong dal. Add water, cover with a lid and cook on simmer for 12-15 minutes.
6. Add ground cardamom to the rice and mix well.
7. Add unrefined sugar and mix well with the rice. Keep on simmer for 20 minutes or until thick.
8. Add in the roasted cashew nuts. Mix well and remove from heat.

SERVING
9. Pour this Sakkarai Pongal into a serving bowl, and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Tamil
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Pudding
Ingredient: 
Rice
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Subtitle: 
Rice & Lentil Pudding
With the lentils and rice cooking well with flavor is time to get it finished. Check out chef Kalyan garnishing the lentils and rice cooking with jaggery and sugar with roasted nuts. Watch the following video to know the finishing details.

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