|Wheat Rava Sakkarai Pongal|
Wheat Rava / Samba Godhumai - 1 cup
Split yellow moongh dal - 1/4 cup
Salt a pinch
Jaggery - 1 cup
Water - 4 cups
Ghee - 2 to 3 tbsp
Chopped cashew nuts - 15
Raisins - 1 tbsp
Edible camphor/ Pacha kalpooram - a generous pinch
Cardamom crushed -6
Dry roast yellow moongh dal till light brown colour.
Add wheat rava & roast for 1 or 2 minutes,do not burn them.
Now pour water add salt & pressure cook till soft.
Mean while dilute the jaggery in water,filter to remove any impurities.
Pour this filtered jaggery liquid into the cooked pongal.
Add the cardamom powder & edible camphor, cook for couple more minutes in medium low flame.Switch off the stove.
Heat ghee in a pan & fry the nuts & raisins till light golden brown.
Pour this into the sweet wheat pongal.
Mix & serve them hot
a) Water quantity depends upon the quality of the wheat,add accordingly.
b) Quantity of jaggery can be adjusted according to your taste,i prefer the above measurement.
c) Once cooled your pongal sometimes get dry and tight,then add 1/4 cup of hot water or milk,you will get back to the right consistency.
e) Colour of the pongal depends upon the variety of the jaggery
f) Serve them hot with little ghee drizzled on top.
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