Jaggery Sweet Recipes For Pongal

Pongal, Makar sankranti and Lohri are important festivals that are celebrated across India. Lohri falls on the 13th of January this year, whereas Pongal and Sankrathi fall on the 14th and 15th of January, respectively.

Sankranti or Pongal marks the change in the movement of the sun from one zodiac sign (rashi) to another. The festival is very auspicious, as this is the first festival of the year. This festival is believed to mark the arrival of the spring season and hence people celebrate it with a great spirit across India.

So, let us celebrate this festival by preparing some of the best sweet recipes with jaggery. The dishes that are prepared with jaggery taste much better than the ones that are prepared with sugar.

Read to know about the best recipes that can be prepared with jaggery this Sankranti.

Sweet Pongal:

The important dish in Sankranti is the sweet pongal. The main ingredient in this, apart from the rice, is the jaggery. This recipe is also suitable for people who are on diet, as we do not add sugar to enhance the sweet. Read to know the best jaggery sweet recipe you can prepare for this Pongal festival.

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Jaggery Rice Kheer:

This is the most tastiest jaggery recipe that you can ever try. The jaggery sweet recipe is simple and very nutritious. Read to know how you can prepare jaggery rice kheer recipe.

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Tilkut is a very famous, delicious and traditional dish that is prepared in Bihar and Jharkhand. The main ingredient is sesame seeds and jaggery. Read to know how to prepare tilkut recipe for Sankranti.

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Moong Dal And Jaggery Sweet:

Moong dal comined with jaggery tastes heaven. This recipe gives your taste buds a very good feeling. The moong and jaggery recipe is very nutritious and healthy too. Read to know how to prepare the moong dal sweet recipe.

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Jaggery Paratha:

If you are bored of the same parathas, jaggery paratha is one recipe that you must try during this Pongal festival. Read to know how to prepare jaggery paratha for celebrating the Pongal festival in a special way.

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Jaggery Puran Poli:

Puran poli is also a traditional recipe that is prepared on the important festivals.The main ingredients are the dal and jaggery. Read to know how to prepare jaggery puran poli recipe for this Pongal festival.

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Story first published: Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 18:00 [IST]
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