Jaggery Rice / Sakkarai Pongal


Red Rice / Pacharisi – 100 gms
Jaggery / Mandai Vellam – 200 gms (grind it to fine powder)
Cardamom – 5
Cashews – 10
Raisins / ular thiratchai – few
Ghee – 6 tbsp

Service For: 2 People
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Instructions

Measure the rice in a cup. For 1 cup of rice, take 3 cups of water. Wash and clean the rice well.

Heat a tbsp of ghee in a pan and fry cashews, cardamom and raisins.

Add measured water, rice, fried cashews, raisins, cardamom and jaggery and remainon ghee in a pressure cooker and close the lid of the cooker. Let it to cook for 15 minutes in a simmer flame. Open the cooker after pressure is completely reduced and transfer the dish to a serving bowl.

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