Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Paramannam / Sweet Pongal

Rice – 1 cup
Moong dal / Pesara pappu – ½ cup
Milk – 2 cups
Ghee – 3 Tsp
Elachi powder – 1 tsp
Jaggery – 1 ½ to 2 cups
Dry coconut pieces – ½ cup
Cashew nut – ¼ cup
Water – 2 ½ cups

  1. In a bowl add rice, moong dal and wash it.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan, roast the coconut pieces for 2 mins. Remove the pieces.
  3. To the same pan add cashew nut and fry for 1 min. Keep it aside.  
  4. In a pressure cooker add rice, moong dal and water. Cook for 3 whistles.
  5. After pressure releases add jaggery and mix well.
  6. Keep it on medium flame and cook for 10 mins.
  7. Add milk and cook until the mixture becomes little bit thick.
  8. Add ghee, coconut pieces, cashew nut and mix well. Serve.
Linking to :
Gayathri's WTML event hosted by Hema,
Foodabulous Fest Event organised by Simply TADKA,
Traditional Indian Sweets Event @ Zesty South Indian Kitchen,
South Indian Cooking Event  hosted by Simply Tadka,
Cook like a Celebrity Chef event by Food Corner,
Vimitha's Hearty and Healthy,
Akila's Dish Name Starts with S,
Authentic Indian Sweets event hosted by Nivedhanam.



   Indian sweets


  1. just like moong dal halwa right? awesome.

  2. Delicious sweet pongal Shailaja thanks for linking with traditional Indian sweet recipe event.

  3. Looks so sweet ans yummy!!

  4. amma super ga chestundi..neyyi to tinte taste adurs..urs luks yummy shilu.

  5. Look delicious and tasty
    Thanks for linking with my event

  6. So delicious looking pongal dear...yumm!!!

  7. My growing up years were full of such desserts. Now I have completely forgotten and thanks for sharing the amazing and my fav. Need to allocate the space for this weekend.

  8. Delicious and so yummy!!! very festive... Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

    Event - Authentic Indian Sweets w giveaway
    Event - Kid's delight - Sweet Treats
    Event - WTML w giveaway


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