Sarkkarai Pongal


Sarkkarai Pongal

A special dish for Sankrathi, especially for people in southern parts of Andhra
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 4 people



  • Chop almonds and cashewnuts.
  • Clean the raisins(kishmish).
  • Pour milk in the earthern pot called `Pongapani` and place it on fire.
  • When the milk starts to boil, add rice and dal.
  • When the rice and dal are cooked, add jaggery and ghee.
  • Cook it on medium fire for sometime and then add almonds, cashewnuts, saffron, nutmeg and cardamom powders.
  • Finally, add raisins or kishmish.
  • Bring to one or two good boils.
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