Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal | Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal | Jaggery Pongal

Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal | Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal | Jaggery Pongal

Barnyard millet sweet pongal / kuthiraivali sakkarai pongal / jhongora pongal with step by step preparations & photos. I already shared sarkarai pongal made with pacharisi & jaggery. This is the first time I tried this mouthwatering barnyard millet sweet pongal with moong dal, and jaggery. Basically, I am a sweet lover so I love this sweet pongal very much and my kids too.

barnyard millet chakkara pongal recipe

Millets are the natural source of proteins, iron as well as fibers. They are not acid forming foods hence it helps to digest the food easily. Furthermore, Millet’s are excellent for strengthening the nervous system. So, whenever you can, try to include atleast any one of the millets in your food.

kuthiraivali sweet pongal recipe with step by step preparation

Please check out my millet recipes, pongal festival recipes & jaggery recipes.

Let’s have a look at how to prepare barnyard millet sweet pongal / kuthiraivali chakkara pongal at home. Hope you like this millet sweet pongal and please share your thoughts below in the comment section.

Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal Recipe | Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal Recipe

barnyard millet sakkarai pongal recipe

Author : Nilashini
Recipe Type : Desserts & Sweets
Cuisine : South Indian / Tamil Nadu

Ingredients

Barnyard Millet / Kuthiraivali – 1/2 Cup
Moong Dal / Paasiparuppu – 3 tbsp
Powdered Jaggery / Vellam – 3/4 Cup (adjust to your taste)
Fresh Grated Coconut / thengai poo – 1/4 Cup
Ginger / Inji – 1 tsp ( chopped)

Ghee / Clarified Butter / Nei – 4 tbsp + 1 tsp
Cashews / Munthiri Paruppu – 15
Raisins / Thiratchai – 1 tbsp
Cardamom / Elachi / Elakkai – 3 (slightly crushed)

How to make barnyard millet sweet pongal / kuthiraivali chakkara pongal with step by step pictures

1. Take barnyard millet/ kuthiraivali and moong dal in a bowl.

barnyard millet -kuthiraivali - moong-dal

2. Wash them in water for 2 to 3 times and soak for 30 minutes. Drain the water completely.

kuthiraivali sakkarai pongal recipe step - 1

3. Take a pressure cooker and heat 1 tsp of ghee and add kuthiraivali and moong dal. Saute it for few minutes and then add 3 cups of water, stir it well. Pressure cook it for 3 whistles on a medium flame and switch off the stove. When the pressure subsides, open the lid and stir it.

barnyard millet sweet pongal recipe - step 2

4. While you wait for the pressure subsides from the cooker, do the jaggery melting process.

Take powdered jaggery in a pan

barnyard millet jaggery pongal recipe - step 3

5. Pour 1/2 cup of water in the pan.

kuthiraivali jaggery pongal recipe - step 4

6. Heat it & allow the jaggery to be melted completely.

barnyard millet chakkara pongal using jaggery - step 5

7. After it is melted, place a filter in the cooker and pour the jaggery syrup through that to remove impurities from the jaggery.

kuthiraivali chakkara pongal using jaggery - step 6

8. Add chopped ginger for easy digestion.

kuthiraivali sarkarai pongal - step 7

9. Add fresh grated coconut.

barnyard millet sarkarai pongal using jaggery & coconut

10. mix it well and heat it for 5 minutes on a medium flame then switch off the stove.

kuthiraivali sarkarai pongal recipe - step 9

11. Heat ghee in a pan then adds cashews and roast until it turns good golden color.

barnyard millet chakkara pongal recipe preparation -step 9

12. Then add cardamom

kuthiraivali sweet pongal recipe - step 10

13. Now add raisins and wait until it is puffed up.

barnyard millet sakkarai pongal recipe - step 11

barnyard millet sweet pongal recipe - step 12

14. Add cashew,raisins, ghee mixture into the cooker.

barnyard millet chakkara pongal recipe step 13

15. Mix it well.

kuthiraivali chakkara pongal - step 14

barnyard millet sweet pongal recipe - step 15

15. Yummy & delicious barnyard millet sakkarai pongal or kuthiraivali sweet pongal is ready to be served now. Enjoy!! Happy Pongal.

kuthiraivali chakkara pongal recipe

Step by step preparations & images of barnyard millet sweet pongal – print here

Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal | Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal | Jaggery Pongal

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal | Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal | Jaggery Pongal

Ingredients

  • Barnyard Millet / Kuthiraivali - 1/2 Cup
  • Moong Dal / Paasiparuppu - 3 tbsp
  • Powdered Jaggery / Vellam - 3/4 Cup (adjust to your taste)
  • Fresh Grated Coconut / thengai poo - 1/4 Cup
  • Ginger / Inji - 1 tsp ( chopped)
  • Ghee / Clarified Butter / Nei - 4 tbsp + 1 tsp
  • Cashews / Munthiri Paruppu - 15
  • Raisins / Thiratchai - 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom / Elachi / Elakkai - 3 (slightly crushed)

Instructions

  1. Take barnyard millet/ kuthiraivali and moong dal in a bowl.
  2. Wash them in water for 2 to 3 times and soak for 30 minutes. Drain the water completely.
  3. Take a pressure cooker and heat 1 tsp of ghee and add kuthiraivali and moong dal. Saute it for few minutes and then add 3 cups of water, stir it well. Pressure cook it for 3 whistles on a medium flame and switch off the stove. When the pressure subsides, open the lid and stir it.
  4. While you wait for the pressure subsides from the cooker, do the jaggery melting process.
  5. Take powdered jaggery in a pan
  6. Pour 1/2 cup of water over the jaggery.
  7. Heat it & allow the jaggery to be melted completely.
  8. After it is melted, place a filter on the cooker and pour the jaggery syrup through that to remove impurities from the jaggery.
  9. Add chopped ginger.
  10. Add fresh grated coconut and mix it well and heat it for 5 minutes. Switch off the stove.
  11. Heat ghee in a pan then adds cashews and roast until it turns good golden color.
  12. Then add cardamom
  13. Now add raisins and wait until it is puffed up.
  14. Add this ghee mixture into the cooker.
  15. Mix it well.
  16. Yummy & delicious barnyard millet sakkarai pongal or kuthiraivali sweet pongal is ready to be served now. Enjoy!! Happy Pongal.



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