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Kuthiravalli Sarkkarai Pongal | Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal | Millets Sweet Pongal with Jaggery

 Kuthiravalli Sarkkarai Pongal is a yummy sweet recipe which can be made for any festivals. Here Raw rice is repalced wuth Barnyard millet and so it enhances the nutritive value of the recipe. This Millets Sweet pongal can be served as a wholesome lunch to small kids as it is a nutritious food. Millets should be included in our diet to make us feel healthy. Some of the health benefits of Millets are listed below:

  • protect the heart,
  • prevent diabetes
  • improve the digestive system
  • lower the risk of cancer
  • detoxify the body
  • improve respiratory health
  • boost the immune system
  • increase energy levels
  • improve the muscle and nerve health
Try this delicious Barnyard Millet Sarkkarai Pongal and enjoy.

Kuthiravalli Sarkkarai Pongal

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Ingredients to make Kuthiravalli  Sakkarrai Pongal

Barnyard millet / kuthiravalli arisi : 3/4 cup
Moong dal/Paasi paruppu: ¼ cup
Ghee: 8 tbsp
Milk:  1 cup
Cashews: 6-8 nos.
Jaggery: 2 to 2 ½ cups
Elachi: 3 nos.
Water 3 cups

Method for making Kuthiravalli  Sakkarrai Pongal

1. Wash the barnyard millet in water and drain well. Wash it several times to remove the dirt.raw rice for half an hour.

2. Meanwhile fry the moong dal in a kadai with little ghee.

3. Add the fried moong dal, millet along with 3 cups of water in a  pressure cooker and wait for 3 whistles.

4. Open the cooker when the pressure is released.

5. Heat ghee in a Kadai fry the cashews, dried grapes and remove them in a plate and then add the powdered jaggery with little amount of water allow it to dissolve. Add elachi powder. Now the jaggery syrup is ready.

6. Tranfer this to the pongal in the pressure cooker, mix well and add the required amount of milk. Keep this in a low-medium flame and stir well.

7. You can add ghee to the pongal little by little and till pongal leaves the sides of the vessel.

Now the Millet Sakkarai pongal is ready to be served.

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