Famous And Dessert South Indian Recipe For Aval Sweet Pongal
By Kanchana , Posted on 19/07/2020 - 7 Comments
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Ingredients of Aval sweet pongal
Aval sweet pongal
STEP : 1
The key ingredient to prepare delicious aval sweet pongal,we need flattened rice or aval,organic cane sugar,green cardamom,moong dal or pasi paruppu and cashewnuts.
STEP : 2
Turn on the flame,place a normal pan,add a one and half cup of flattened rice or aval,dry roast till the raw smell goes away for few minutes.
STEP : 3
After heating and soak it in hot water for 3 to 5 minutes,untill the poha or aval gets soft and keep aside.
STEP : 4
Now in the same pan,dry roast the moong dal tillit turns golden rown colour and the raw smell goes away.
STEP : 5
Separate the moong dal in a plate,after heat it up for few minutes,now wash it well and drain it for few minutes.
STEP : 6
Now transfer the roasted moong dal in a separate vessel and cook it enough water under ten to fifteen minutes till the moong dal get soft.
STEP : 7
For time consuming,you can pressure cook the moong dal for two to three whistles to get soft,now add a pinch of salt in a boiling moong dal for quick boiling.
STEP : 8
Cook the moong dal till it turns to mushy,you can also add a little ghee or oill to avoid over flowing and mix it well.
STEP : 9
Now finely mash the green cardamom in a semi pieces or else you can use chotti elaichi powder for nice aroma.
STEP : 10
Now add the mashed semi thick pieces green cardamom or cardamom powder into a boiling moong dal and mix it well.
STEP : 11
Now moong dal turns mushy,soft and switch off the flame,now you can mash it up well using laddle or fork spoon and set aside.
STEP : 12
Now take a separate vessel,add organic can sugar or brown sugar in a low flame or else use normal jaggery for the syrup.
STEP : 13
Add water upto immersing level and heat it up for few minutes,no consistancy is required to boil the brown sugar and let it boil.
STEP : 14
Usually the colour of aval sweet pongal depends on the jaggery we use i.e dark brown or light brown,don't add more water to jaggery.
STEP : 15
When the boil completes switch off the flame and strain the jaggery syrup to remove impurities,add the syrup into the rinsed and soaked aval and heat it up.
STEP : 16
Keep stirring it in medium flame for few minutes,the mixture should be in semi thick consistency method,if you prefer add a few tablespoon of ghee.
STEP : 17
Now add the mashed moong dal into the mixture and mix it well and stir them for few minutes and let it boil.
STEP : 18
You can add the dry roasted cashewnuts,raisins and dates if you prefer,now our sweet aval pongal is ready to serve now.