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Sugar Cane Sweet Pongal



  • Sugar Cane Juice-5 cups
  • Raw Rice / Basmati Rice-1 cup
  • Moong Dhal-1/4 cup
  • Milk- 500ml/ 2 cups
  • Cardamom Powder-1 tsp
  • Ghee-3 tbs
  • Cashew nuts-2 tbs
  • Raisins-10



  • Bring sugar cane juice to boil and let it reduce to 3/4th of a cup. The syrup will be thick like honey. Allow it to cool completely.
  • Wash and soak rice and dhal for 1/2 an hour.
  • Add two cups of water and let it cook until the water it completely absorbed by the rice dhal mixture.
  • Now add the milk and cardamom powder and cook until it turns mushy and absorbs all the milk.
  • Finally add in the sugar cane concentrate and allow it to boil for five minutes on low flame.
  • Switch off flame and remove the pan from the stove.
  • Heat ghee and roast cashew and raisins.
  • Add it to the pongal and mix well.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.