Tag Archives: pongal

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken/cracked wheat rava pongal

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken/cracked wheat rava pongal

godhuma rava sweet pongal /broken wheat sweet pongalThis month is “the” festive season for pongal,it’s a four-day festival of real celebrations, each day has its own importance which all may be knowing and it needs no explanation. This pongal festival is an apt period to try various types of pongal. For sweet versions although the usual pongal varieties may be ever precious and authentic.This broken wheat sweet pongal is quite different from traditional pongal that we do during this time. Continue reading

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongal /sugar candy sadam

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongal /sugar candy sadam

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongalThis kalkandu rice recipe is a quick alternative to regular sakkarai pongal.  Kalkandu pongal is a predominant temple prasadam. The prasadam when made at temple is always special and has a unique divine taste.I believe that we can’t get the exact taste as temple ones when done at our home.Even the big solid sugar candy’s are available,you can use that also instead of normal sugar candy. Continue reading

kai kuthal arisi pongal /hand pound rice pongal

kai kuthal arisi  pongal /hand pound rice pongal

kai kuthal arisi pongal /hand pound rice pongalkai kuthal arisi pongal /hand pound rice pongalAlready done with usual sakkarai pongal for thai pongal at my space and nowadays am trying some ways to have hand pound rice/kaikuthal rice regularly!atleast weekly once but not as such as boiled rice but as snacks and even as desserts.The soaking time and cooking time is little longer and water needed is the triple the amount than the usual especially for pongal.There is some difference between brown rice and hand-pound rice for hand pound rice it is lightly polished and for brown rice its a full unpolished rice. Continue reading

recipe for millet /mixed millet venpongal

recipe for millet /mixed millet venpongal

recipe for millet /mixed millet venpongalThese magical millet’s in any form gives fullness to our tummies because of the fibre’y goodness in there!so our hunger pangs are much delayed.Millets have become prominent these days and to kick-start our daily day energetically nowadays we use millet’s in many forms as morning breakfast or dinner!!even for lunch. Continue reading

Sweet pongal Tamilnadu recipe/Sakkarai pongal/marudhuskitchen

Sweet pongal Tamilnadu recipe/Sakkarai pongal

sweet-pongalI like this sweet  pongal recipe/sakkarai pongal  because generally am obsessed towards sweets very much. From this you will understand am having big big sweet-tooth yes, what to do. Pongal is a thanks giving festival where it is celebrated for four days altogether , it is a known piece of information for all ‘Tamilians’ , it is referred to as‘ uttrayana’ as sun travels from south to north. Continue reading