It is usually cooked in a clay pot over an open fire. Pongal is a four days long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu. Milk and water are boiled first, and according to Tamil beliefs, if the liquid spills over the pot it will bring good luck and prosperity to the family. I have tried sakkarai pongal with Thinai|foxtail millet for the supplement book i made for Mangayar Malar. Pongal festival 2015 is celebrated tomorrow and this year i wanted to post a sakkarai pongal with millet. It makes a great substitute for rice. Try this millet one for this pongal. Nowadays my son also likes Sakkarai Pongal and it has become one of the frequent sweets at the … Thinai Ven Pongal for Margazhi. It is healthy, delicious and savory. Millets comes with its own health benefits and hence its recommended to add millet as part of our regular diet. So this time i wanted to try with Varagu | Koda millet . Super delicious and healthy millets pongal which taste really yummy. Since pongal is around the corner, i was thinking what new pongal to make for … Thinai Pongal is very tasty and simple dish which gives the dual benefit of health and taste. This dish is prepared in all Tamil houses for Pongal festival. Having tried this recipe many times now thought to share the recipe here.We call this sweet pongal as sakkarai pongal or chakkarai pongal in tamil. If there was Sakkarai Pongal, then Ven Pongal had to follow, right? Pongal refers to a grains steeped in a curry or gravy. North Indians use Barnyard millet during fasting season of navarathiri. Samai Arisi Sakkarai Pongal #SamaiArisiSakkaraiPongal : #SamaiArisi [ or simply #Samai ], a #millet is called #LittleMillet in English. , Varagu Arisi Sakkarai Pongal is a healthy dish prepared with millet replacing the raw rice. Add Cardamom powder, ghee and camphor. Cooks in: 15 Minutes Serves: 2 People The name Chakkarai Pongal or Sweet Pongal suggests that the dish is made with some sweetner. Specially prepared during the harvest festival of Sankranti in South India, this tasty porridge is often eaten for breakfast or lunch, with Mango Pickle and papads.. It is called Kodra in Hindi and Harka in kannada and … Kuthiraivali also known as the Barnyard millet is a wholesome grain that can be used to make a variety of dishes. I followed the same method as out regular sakkarai pongal and made this Barnyard millet sweet pongal (Kuthiraivali in Tamil / Jhangora in Hindi / Odalu in Telugu / Oodalu in Kannada). Thinai pongal is a pongal made using Thinai (Foxtail Millet) instead of conventional rice. It looks like a small javvarisi ( sego ). I have already posted a sweet pongal recipe with milk but saw this traditional temple style sakkarai pongal recipe with only jaggery from a chettinad book my athai gave me. Varagu Arisi Sakkarai Pongal Recipe – Millet Sweet Pongal Recipe with step wise pictures. Sweet Pongal or Sakkarai Pongal is certainly one of the many sweets made during festivals in South India. You can call it a thanks giving festival where people mother earth. Garnish with cashew nut and serve hot. Varagu arisi Sakkarai Pongal |Kodo Millet Sweet Pongal with step by step pictures.Including Millets in food is what I started last year and since then I gave a try to a few recipes using Millets and this delicious and healthy Sakkrai Pongal with Kodo Millet is one among them. Millet sweet pongal recipe – Samai varagu sakkarai pongal recipe January 11, 2015 by Sharmilee J 3 Comments I wanted to try millet sakkarai pongal after trying the savory version .Last month end I had few leftovers of Varagu(Kodo millet) so decided to make sakkarai pongal.I love all varieties of sweet pongal so I treated myself with this sweet pongal … Happy Pongal; Happy Shankranthi; Happy Lohri to everyone.. A celebration to mark the beginning of spring, an occasion to thank the Sun God for providing the sunlight for a good harvest is here. Like i mentioned in my Thinai Sakkarai Pongal post, Pongal is a ubiquitous part of Margazhi, the Tamil month dedicated to Andal. Thinai Pongal is a foxtail millet pongal. Pongal is a sweet rice dish that is usually eaten during special or ceremonial occasions in Sri Lanka. This is the ‘Harvest Festival’, Pongal (as it is termed as in Tamil Nadu, India); also marking the beginning of the sun’s ascent and journey … This is one easy and simple to make dish with barnyard millet. I cooked two batches of millet+ dal in my Mealthy (electric pressure cooker) using the pot in pot method to make this Ven Pongal. See more ideas about sweet pongal, indian food recipes, sweet pongal recipe. It was delicious! Wash thinai rice and moong dal. May 4, 2020 - Explore Sutha Krishnan's board "Sakkarai Pongal" on Pinterest. We can make many yummy dishes using Kuthiraivali. In this dish, the rice is completely replaced with Kodo Millet to make a delicious healthy dish for offering as Prasadam. There is one rule in our home (well its imposed by me;-)) whenever my Amma cooks Ven Pongal, Sakkarai Pongal should be on the dining table, then only I will eat millet Pongal/ Ven Pongal:-p till date my sister pranks at me, telling this. Barnyard millet also called as “Kuthiraivali” in Tamil is another nutritional rich millet. Once cooked mix with melted jaggery. Millet sweet pongal recipe. I am already drooling at the … Pongal is a three day long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu. An alternative for your regular pongal. This festival of thanksgiving to nature takes its name from the Tamil … Varagu Arisi Sakkarai Pongal is a dish especially made for Pongal festival using kodo millet. Sweet pongal when made from the barnyard millet gets cooked easily and tastes delicious along with jaggery and cardamom. 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