Kambu Vella Pongal (Bajra Jaggery Pongal) Recipe

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Start this Pongal festival in a healthy way with this delicious and healthy breakfast dish. Happy Pongal!

Kambu Vella Pongal


  • Kambu (Bajra) – 1 cup
  • Moong Dal – 1/4 cup
  • Jaggery – 1 1/2 cups
  • Ghee – 1/4 cup
  • Cashewnuts – handful
  • Raisins – handful
  • Cardamoms – few
  • Water – 6 cups


  1. Dry roast the bajra until aromatic and remove.
  2. To the same pan, add the moong dal and fry for a minute.
  3. Pour the water and simmer until the dal is 3/4th cooked.
  4. Add the reserved kambu (bajra).
  5. Stir continuously until it starts to thicken.
  6. Add jaggery and mix well.
  7. When it starts to leave the sides of the pan, reduce flame to low.
  8. Fry the cashewnuts and raisins in ghee.
  9. Add to the pongal and stir.
  10. Cook for another 3 to 5 minutes or until it has a pongal consistency.
  11. Sprinkle some cardamom powder and remove from flame.
  12. Serve.

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2 thoughts on “Coconut Halwa

  1. Ruth said on April 25, 2019 at 1:56 am

    I will try all of these — they look so good!

  2. Chakkarapani PSER said on April 24, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    Very nice. Method of preparation of all the items are very well explained. It is easily understand and it is very useful for us.

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