Paal Pongal Recipe (Milk Pongal) | Pongal Recipes

Paal Pongal Recipe
Paal Pongal / Milk Pongal - We make this along with sakkarai pongal and pongal kuzhambu . I personally prefer the sweet version but hubby likes this salt version more.

Paal Pongal Recipe

5 Arisi Sakkarai Pongal Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Dessert | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Raw Rice - 1 cup
Moong dhal - 3 tbsp
Coconut - 2 tbsp
Cashews - few broken and fried in ghee
Milk - 2 cups
Water - 2 cups
Salt - to taste


  1. First roast moong dhal and keep aside.Rinse rice and add it along with moong dal in a pressure cooker. Add 1 cup milk and 2 cups water.Make sure your pressure cooker is big enough the water milk and rice mixture should just be to 1/4th of the cooker so that it will not overflow.
    How to make Paal Pongal Recipe - Step1
  2. Pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles until soft. Mash it well with a laddle and add the remaining milk say 1/2 cup of milk in intervals twice and mix well.Allow it to boil for 3mins until its thick.Add required salt.
    How to make Paal Pongal Recipe - Step2
  3. Add coconut, ghee and give a quick stir.Add the ghee fried cashews and switch it off.
    How to make Paal Pongal Recipe - Step3
Serve it with pongal curry / kuzhambu the best accompaniment!
Paal Pongal Recipe

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Paal Pongal Recipe

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