Pongal Dessert Recipe
Here is a simple and easy Pongal dessert recipe to enjoy during this South Indian festival. Fresh sugarcane is available everywhere in South India during this season. Moong dal payasam is my favorite pongal dessert. It is made with moong dal, milk and jaggery and seasoned with cardamom powder and roasted cashewnuts.
How to make pongal dessert:
- Moong dal - 1 cup
- Jaggery - 1cup (powdered)
- Boiled milk - 1 cup
- Cashewnuts - 15
- Cardamom powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- Water - 2 cups
- Ghee - 1 teaspoon
Moong dal payasam
Roast the moong dal on low heat for 4 to 5 minutes. Cook moong dal with in a pressure cooker for upto 6 whistles. Dissolve jaggery with 1/2 cup of water and milk and keep the stove on low heat for 5 minutes. Now add cooked moong dal, cardamom powder and stir for another 5 to 7 minutes. Heat ghee in a pan and add cashewnuts. Transfer into a moong dal payasam. Your pongal dessert is ready.
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