Sarkkarai Pongal | Sweet Pongal

Sarkkarai Pongal - this is a quick and easy dish for prasadam. And this Sarkkarai Pongal has also been an absolute favourite prasadam for many of us. The taste of this Sarkkarai Pongal, depend on the quality of the jaggery we use. I usually prefer pagu vellam for pongal and payasam dishes. The colour and taste of this jaggery vary from place to place. Some jaggery are dark brown while others are yellow or orange coloured jaggery. In this recipe, I have used the dark brown jaggery and it tastes so good. My husband bought me this dark brown jaggery (Kottayam Vellam) from Nanguneri. Now let's see some important tips for perfect Sarkkarai Pongal.

Chocolate Burfi (Chocolate Fudge)

Chocolate Burfi
This chocolate burfi is made from simple ingredients and it is perfect for kids birthday party. Let's see how to make this tasty burfi.

How to prepare Chocolate Burfi

Prep time : 7 minutes
Cook time : 10 minutes
Total time : 17 minutes
Yield : 25 to 30 pieces


  • 1 cup  maida
  • 1/2 cup amulya milk powder
  • 2 tbsp  cocoa powder or bournvita
  • 1/4 cup  warm milk
  • 2 cups  sugar
  • 1/2 cup  ghee

Cooking Directions 

1. Heat 1/4 cup ghee in a non stick kadai. Add maida to the ghee and fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Fry them till it looks like grated paneer. Then transfer it to the mixing bowl and add the milk powder to it. Mix it thoroughly or whip it in a dry jar for 2 times.

2. Stir coco powder in 1/4 cup milk and keep it ready.

3. In a heavy bottomed kadai add sugar with 1/2 cup water. Boil them till it reaches one string consistency. Then switch of the flame.

4. Now add maida little by little to the sugar syrup and keep on stirring with your other hand. Then add the remaining ghee, coco mix and keep it on a medium flame. Keep on stirring till it becomes non sticky and leaves the sides of the kadai. Then put it on a greased plate. Cut them into small squares.

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