Sweet Pongal Recipe | Sakkarai (Chakkarai) Pongal Recipe

Sakkarai (Chakkarai) Pongal is a sweet recipe made with rice, moong dal and jaggery, its easy and a yummy sweet recipe, it’s mainly made during the pongal festival


Sakkarai (Chakkarai) Pongal

Sakkarai (Chakkarai) Pongal

Ingredients :

Ingredients Required For Making Sakkarai (Chakkarai) Pongal :

1. Rice / Arisi – 1 cup
2. Moong Dal / Payatham or Pasi Paruppu – 1/4 cup
3. Jaggery / Vellam – 1 cup
4. Cardamom / Elaichi / Yellakai – 6
5. Cashew Nuts / Munthiri Paruppu – 10
6. Raisins / Dry Grapes / Kissmiss – 10
7. Ghee / Nei




Method :

Method For Preparing Sakkarai (Chakkarai) Pongal :

  1. Take a vessel, add rice and moong dal, two cups of water, mix well, switch on the flame, cook the rice and moong dal together, by mixing them or stirring them in between
  2. Meanwhile take another pan, add jaggery and sufficient amount of water to make the jaggery water / syrup/ vella paaghu, add it to the cooked dal and rice mixture, mix it well
  3. Now take a kadai / a pan, add ghee and heat it, add cardamom, cashew nuts, raisins, fry them well, and add it to the pongal, mix well, the Sakkarai (Chakkarai) Pongal is ready