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.

Tomato Pasta

Tomato Pasta (Pastas in tomato puree and vegetables)

Do you want to prepare simple homestyle pasta with few available ingredients then try this simple recipe tomato pasta. Impress your kids with this beautiful red pasta. There is no need for any cheese or cream. Just few tomatoes, few veggies and a teaspoon of dried oregano. If you do not have oregano you can substitute with dried kasuri methi leaves. 

Simple Homestyle tomato pasta, Kids recipes

Tomato Pasta recipe with step by step photos

Prep time : 30 minutes
Cook time : 20 minutes
Total time : 50 minutes
Serves : 2


  • 1.5 cups pasta
  • 5 cups water
  • 6 red ripe tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced carrots
  • 1/4 cup fresh green peas
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlics
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • salt  to taste

Cooking Directions

1. Take a broad vessel and add 5 cups of water. When it starts boiling add a drop of oil and a pinch of salt. Next add the pastas.

2. After 10 minutes add the diced carrots and green peas to it. Mix them evenly and cook them on low flame.

3. When the pastas turn soft switch off the flame and drain the water completely. Allow them to cool.

4. Take a big mixer jar and grind the tomatoes smoothly.

5. Heat 1 tbsp oil and 2 tbsp of butter in a broad kadai and add the finely chopped garlics. Saute it for few seconds. 

6. Next, add the tomato paste. Stir and saute them.

7. When the tomato paste starts thickening add the oregano, salt, sugar and the pepper powder.

8. Next, add the cooked pastas and mix them well until each pastas has coated well in the tomato paste. After 2 minutes, transfer it to the serving bowl.

If you try this recipe for Tomato pasta send us your comments below and share the recipe for your friends and family. 

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