Karumbu Chaaru Pongal - Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe

Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe

Karumbu Chaaru Pongal - this was very new to me until I saw this in the cookbook I had.Last year I made this pongal with leftover karumbu after pongal festival so couldn't post it so it is from my drafts :) yse it was sitting idle for a year and finally posting it this year.This pongal has a very nice flavour of karumbu(sugarcane) and was most liked by everyone at home.Do try this Karumbu Chaaru Pongal for this year's Pongal festival.

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Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe

Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe Recipe

Preparation Time:15 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves:2
Recipe Category: Juice | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Raw Rice - 1/4 cup
Yellow split moong dal - 1/8 cup
Sugarcane Juice - 1 and 1/2 cups
Sugar Candy - 1/8 cup
Cashews - 8
Ghee - 2 tbsp melted

Method:

  1. Peel off the hard sugarcane outer skin, then chop into small cubes.Transfer to a mixer.I did this in batches as I used my small mixer jar.
    How to make Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe - Step1
  2. Add little water and grind it.Now drain the sugarcane extract in a strainer.How to make Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe - Step2
  3. Squeeze it with your hands or press using a spoon.Keep a bowl underneath to hold the juice.Repeat this again if you feel the extract is juicy then grind again and discard.Then proceed grinding with next batch.
    How to make Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe - Step2
  4. Measure and rice,dal.In a pressure pan roast dal till slightly golden,Set aside.Rinse rice and add it to cookr along with sugarcane juice.
    How to make Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe - Step2
  5. Pressure cook for 4 whistles in low medium flame.Once rice is cooked, add sugar candy.
    How to make Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe - Step2
  6. Stir it well, the sugar candy will melt  and it will turn goey.Mash the rice with a laddle.Add cardamom powder.
    How to make Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe - Step2
  7. Mix well, finally heat 2 tbsp ghee,add cashews fry till golden add it to the pongal,stir well and cook for 2mins.
    How to make Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe - Step2
Serve hot or warm.
Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe

My Notes:

Sugarcane Juice Pongal Recipe

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