9 Apr 2017

Thinai Sarkarai Pongal | Siru Thaniyam Pongal In Pressure Cooking

Tamil New Year Special
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About The Recipe:


Tamil New Year Special - Siru Thaniyam Sweet Pongal - Thinai Sarkarai Pongal | Thinai Arisi Vellam Pongal | Foxtail Millet Jaggery Pongal recipe in a easy pressure cooking method. For pot pongal, we have to keep an eye on it and also it take some time to cook. But for the pressure cooking method, we can easily make with less effort. First soak the thinai and paruppu, then pressure cook it, mix the jaggery, dry ginger powder, cardamom powder, roasted cashews and raisins, that's all. This is the very easiest method for beginners. Similarly you can try with other millets also, like varagu, kuthiraivali and samai. Now lets see how to make this siru thaniyam thinai sarkarai pongal in a easy pressure cooking method with easy step by step images, instructions and video..


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Recipe :

Thinai Sarkarai Pongal | Siru Thaniyam Pongal In Pressure Cooking


Prep Time: 30 + 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Recipe Category: Pongal
Serves: 3 persons

Ingredients :

Thinai Arisi | Foxtail Millet - 3\4 cup
Pasi Paruppu - 1\4 cup
Vellam | Jaggery - 1 and 1\2 cup
Cashews - 2 tbsp
Raisins - 2 tbsp
Dry Ginger Powder - 1\2 tsp
Cardamom Powder - 1\2 tsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp + 2 tbsp
Method :
  • Wash and soak the thinai arisi and pasi paruppu for about thirty minutes.
  • Make jaggery syrup with half a cup of water.
  • Roast the cashews and raisins with two tablespoon of ghee.
  • In a pressure cooker pan, add three cups of water, soaked thinai arisi and pasi paruppu, bring to boil, cover and cook for an whistle and five minutes over simmer. When all the steam has released and then open the pan.
  • Filter the jaggery syrup into the cooked thinai mixture, mix well and cook till little thick.
  • Add the dry ginger powder and cardamom powder, mix well.
  • Add the ghee roasted cashews and raisins, mix well.
  • Finally add the remaining ghee, mix well and the thinai sarkarai pongal is ready.
Notes: Most of the jaggery contains impurities, so make jaggery syrup, filter it and then use. Always open the pressure cooker pan, once the steam released fully.

Step By Step Images:

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Thinai sarkarai pongal required ingredients are shown in the above image.
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Preparations, First wash and soak the thinai arisi and pasi paruppu for about 30mins with enough water. Drain the water and keep aside.
To make the jaggery syrup, take a pan, add 1\2 cup of water and jaggery, mix well and cook till the jaggery melts. Keep aside.
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Heat two tablespoon of ghee in a kadhai, roast the cashews till golden colour and keep aside. Then roast the raisins and keep aside.
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To make the thinai sarkarai pongal, heat a pressure cooker pan, add 3cups of water, add the soaked thinai arisi and pasi paruppu. Bring to boil. Cover the pan and cook for an whistle and 5mins over simmer. When all the steam has released and then open the pan.
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Now filter the jaggery syrup into the cooked thinai mixture, mix well and cook till thick.
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Then add the dry ginger powder and cardamom powder, mix well altogether. Add the ghee roasted cashews and raisins, mix well altogether.
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Finally add the remaining ghee, mix well and the thinai sarkarai pongal is ready.
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Serving Suggestion: Serve the thinai sarkarai pongal with the methu vadai.
Page: Collection Of Thinai Recipes.
Variation: Similarly you can also try with the  samai, varagu or kuthiraivali.
If you like this recipe: You will like this thinai payasam with vellam and karuppatti recipe also.
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