Kalkandu Pongal / Rock Sugar Pongal is a delicious dessert
Wash and soak raw rice in water for 10 minutes. Roast moong dal until nice aroma comes out.
Add in the soaked Raw Rice into the roasted moong dal into a pressure cooker. Add in half cup of milk and 1.5 cup of water.
Pressure cook for 3 whistles in medium flame. Switch off the flame and let the pressure cooker release pressure on its own. Open the pressure Cooker. Mix with a ladle. Add in the remaining milk. mix well and start heating again.
Make the Rock sugar into powdered sugar in a blender. Add the powdered sugar into the pongal.
After adding sugar the pongal gets watery. Add in cardamom. Keep cooking until all the moisture disappears and we get a thick pongal consistency.
Top up with 1 tablespoon of ghee. Roast the cashews in the remaining ghee and add them into the pongal.
Finally add some rocksugar and mix them once. Delicious and tasty Kalkandu pongal is now ready to serve.
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