Sarkarrai Pongal Recipe

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Indian Sarkarrai Pongal is made by cooking rice with milk and adding lot of dry fruits. Learn how to make mouthwatering Sarkarrai Pongal.

2 litre Milk (dudh)
10 Almonds (badam)
1 1/2 cups newly harvested rice (chawal)
1/4 cup Moong dal (gram pulse)
15 Cashew nuts (kaju)
1 1/2 cup Jaggery (gur) grated
30 Kishmis or raisins
1/4 level teaspoon nutmeg (jayphal) powder
1/4 teaspoon saffron (kesar) crushed
1-teaspoon cardamom (elayachi) powder
2 tablespoons ghee (oil).

How to make sarkarrai pongal:

  • Take a thick-bottomed pan and put it on medium fire.
  • Pour milk and bring it to boil.
  • Add rice and dal and cook.
  • When rice becomes tender add jaggery and ghee.
  • Chop almonds and cashew nuts and add to it with saffron, raisins and cardamom powder.