Kalkandu Pal Pongal recipe made using Kalkandu (Rock Candy). Using kalkandu and milk gives a creamy sweet pongal. This is a prasadham commonly used for pooja.
Raw rice – 1 small cup : kalkandu – 1 1/2 cup: milk -2 cup : ghee-3 tsp: cardamon powder- 1/4 spoon: cashew nuts : dry grapes
Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes. Boil 3 cups of water and 1 cup of milk, add rice, cook for 3 whistles. Put kalkandu in 1 cup of water and boil it to melt. Mash the cooked rice well, add kalkandu water, 1 cup of milk, and cook in slow flame for 3 minutes. In a spoon of ghee fry cashew nuts, dry grapes, add this to pongal. Add cardamon powder and 2 spoons of ghee.