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Barnyard millet sweet pongal is an easy and quick sweet which can be made in a jiffy. It is a whole -some grain that can be cooked a variety of dishes as that of rice and wheat. It is an excellent substitute for rice as well.


Jaggery 150 gms
Barnyard millet one cup
Raisins one tablespoon
Cashews one tablespoon (optional)
Cardamom seven pods.
Cow ghee half cup
Minute piece of pachai karpooram /edible camphor
Adequate water approximately three cups


Pressure cook the barnyard millet with adequate water. no soaking needed. Cook directly in the cooker with one whistle and simmer it for few minutes. Switch off the flame.
Melt the jaggery with adequate water until it thickens and sticky consistency.
Add a minute pinch of edible camphor and mix well.
Open the lid of the cooker and add the jaggery syrup and mix well.
Fry the raisins and cashews in ghee.
Transfer the fried ingredients to the barnyard and jaggery mixture.
Add cardamom seeds crushed.
Add the remaining ghee over it and mix g…