Chakkara Pongali Recipe

chakkara pongali

chakkara pongali

Chakkara Pongali Recipe

Chakkara pongali is also known as sweet pongal. Chakkara pongali is the famous and traditional sweet recipe prepared during festivals. Chakkara pongali is offered to God.


Rice – 2 kgs

Moong Dal – 1/4 kg

Jaggery – 1 1/4 kg

Sugar – 1 1/4 kg

Ghee – 300 gms

Dry coconut – 1

Cardamom – 50 gms

Cashew – 1/4 kg

Kishmish – 1/4 kg


Wash and soak rice and dal for 30 minutes

Boil Water in a vessel

When water is boiling add rice and cook

Boil 1/2 litre water in big vessel

Add sugar and jaggery

Boil it to thick syrup

Add some Ghee

Now add cooked rice slowly

Cook for 10 minutes

Add cardamom powder

Heat ghee in a pan

Fry dry coconut

Add cashew and kishmish and fry

Add the fried coconut and dry fruits to rice

Mix well

Now Chakara Pongali Recipe is ready

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