Traditional Sweet Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal | Chakkara Pongal is a popular and traditional festive dish from South India.
Traditional Sweet Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal | Chakkara Pongal is a sweet porridge and easy to prepare from rice, moong dal, chana dal and flavored with cardamoms, dry fruits, and edible camphor. During pooja or on auspicious days, this sweet offer to the Goddess. Jaggery imparts a lovely earthy taste and the addition of ghee makes this dish rich and more flavorful. However, there are several variations in preparing the Pongal dish based on the family tradition, customs, taste, and regions. Try to prepare this healthy as well as delicious recipe and enjoy it with everyone. Do share your feedback in the comment section.
This recipe was prepared by a lovely mom – Archana Chakravarthy.
Tips and Suggestions by Mom Chef:-
- Keep the consistency of the sweet Pongal watery as it cools it becomes thick.
- Adjust the sweetness as per the requirement.
- Make sure, to strain the jaggery juice to remove it’s impurities.