Sunday, 10 February 2013

Atukula Chakkera pongali(Sweet pongal with poha)

  • Atukulu(poha): 1 cup
  • Moong Dal:  1/2 cup
  • Sugar: 1 cup
  • Dry coconut pieces: few (optional)
  • Edible Camphor: a pinch(optional)
  • Cashews
  • Raisins
  • Ghee: 3tbsp
  • Elachi powder: 1/4th tsp

  • Soak moong dal for 20 min.Cook moong dal till it is just done.In the mean time take poha in a bowl and soak it for 5 min and take off from water and squeeze of excess water with hands.
  • In a separate pan add 1tbspn ghee and fry coconut pieces,cahsews and raisins and keep aside
  • Once dal is cooked add poha and let it cook for few min.Now add sugar and give a nice mix.
  • After few minutes add remaining ghee, elachi powder,edible camphor and give a quick mix.
Add fried cashews and raisins and serve.

I am sending this to event Cooking with love-spouse conducted by Hema.