January 15 : Pongal Festival brings in happiness, family, love and good health. This year it falls on January 15. 2019. For those who long for traditional, yet easy Pongal special recipes- take a look at these Top 3 recipes that are going to make your mouths water!!!
They are extremely delicious, great for all ages to savour upon and plus they are healthy. Truly, a lovely combo of foodie goodness for this beautiful festival.
A lot of recipes have been created over the years, but we have listed out the Most Popular Pongal Recipes and these are a must make collection in every household that celebrates Pongal 2019.
Also called Khara Pongal. It is lightly spiced, and peppery enough to tickle your tastebuds. Give it a try and serve piping hot! A very basic rice dish that is served with chutney and sambar of your liking.
After a dose of savoury, why not treat your loved ones with a bit of & 'Sweet Love'? Yes, this time, we have a truly authentic Pongal recipe called Sakkarai Pongal recipe or Sweet Pongal Recipe.
This too is made with rice and then made extra rich and sweet with melted jaggery, desi ghee (clarified butter), dried fruits like nuts and raisins and a small dose of any sweet spice like cardamoms or nutmeg powder.
You cannot complete the Pongal festival without this one! Try the Famous Sakkarai Pongal Recipe Here!
This is a great option for those who cannot have the rice based Venn Pongal. This dish is called Rave Pongal or Sooji Pongal and is a delicious wheat alternative to the rice dish. It is a bit creamier and savoury than its rice counterpart- but truly lip smacking!
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If you do like to try other rice dishes or our Sweet and Savoury Recipe Collection- Get everything Here!
So, eat, serve and stay blessed this harvest Pongal Festive Season! Know all about the History and Traditions of Pongal Festival of India.