Pressure Cooker Pongal Perfection: Indulge in Sweet Bliss without Breaking a Sweat

Sweet pongal Recipe with Avias Pressure Cooker

Sweet pongal, the creamy, melt-in-your-mouth South Indian rice and lentil dish, holds a special place in every foodie's heart. But who wants to stand over a stove for hours stirring away? That's where your trusty Avias pressure cooker comes in, ready to transform this traditional delight into a quick and effortless masterpiece!


  • Rice: 1 cup 
  • Moong dal: 1/2 cup, rinsed and soaked
  • Water: 3 cups
  • Jaggery: 1 cup, grated or powdered (adjust to taste)
  • Ghee: 1/4 cup
  • Cashews: 1/4 cup, chopped
  • Raisins: 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom powder: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt: to taste

The Pressure Cooker Magic:
1. Get things Sizzling: Melt ghee in your Avias pressure cooker. Toast the cashews until golden, then remove and set aside. Add raisins and toast until plump.
Roasting nuts with ghee in Avias pressure cooker

2. Spice Up the Scene: Saute the soaked moong dal in the remaining ghee until golden brown. Toss in the rinsed rice and stir for a minute, letting the flavors mingle.
rice and dal in Avias pressure cooker

3. Pressure Perfect: Add water, salt, and cardamom powder. Close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles on medium heat. Let the pressure release naturally.
Milk, water and cook the Avias pressure cookerAvias Pressure cooking for 4 whistles

4. Sweet Symphony: Open the lid and gently mash the rice and dal with a ladle. Add jaggery and stir until it melts and everything is well combined. Taste and adjust sweetness as needed
jaggery mix with pongal in Avias pressure cooker

5. Grand Finale: Garnish with the reserved cashews and raisins for that extra touch of texture and richness.roasted nuts mix with pongal in Avias pressure cookerSweet pongal cooked with Avias pressure cooker

Pressure Cooker Perks:
Time-saving Hero: Forget hours of simmering! Your pressure cooker whips up fluffy, flavorful pongal in a fraction of the time.
Flavor Bomb
: The pressure cooking process intensifies the aromas and releases the natural sweetness of the rice and dal, resulting in a deeper, richer flavor.
Effortless Cooking
: No need to constantly monitor the pot. Sit back, relax, and let the pressure cooker do its magic.

Pro Tips:
1. For a creamier texture, add 1/2 cup of milk along with the water.
2. Want a touch of nuttiness? Substitute almonds or pistachios for the cashews.
3. Top your pongal with a drizzle of honey or a pinch of edible camphor for extra oomph.

Spread the Pongal Love:
Avias pressure cooker Recipe - Sweet pongal served
Avias Triply pressure cooker pongal is sure to impress your family and friends. Share it at potlucks, festive gatherings, or simply as a cozy weekend treat. So, fire up your pressure cooker, let the sweet aromas fill your kitchen, and savor the ultimate pongal perfection!

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