Monday, February 28, 2011

Broken Wheat Sweet Pongal


Broken Wheat - 1 cup
Bengal Gram - 1/2 cup
Coconut, grated - 1 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup
Ghee - 2 tbsps
Sugar - 1 1/2 cups (you can add 1/2 cup more if required)
Cashew Nuts - 10
Raisins - 10
Cardamom Powder - 3/4 tsp
Salt a pinch


  1. Pressure cook broken wheat and bengal gram in 3 1/2 cups of water.
  2. In a wok, fry grated coconut on medium flame until it turns slightly brown. Transfer it onto another bowl and keep it aside.
  3. Take cooked wheat and gram in a thick bottomed vessel.
  4. Add milk, sugar, salt, cardamom powder and fried coconut and cook in low heat for 5-6 mins.
  5. In another wok, heat ghee and fry cashew nuts and raisins and add this to pongal. Mix well.
  6. Serve hot.


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