Makar Sankranti recipe: How to make sweet pongal like a chef
Rice is at the heart of Pongal celebrations in Tamil Kitchens. Sweet or chakkara pongal is prepared for this special occasion and is believed to be a marker of prosperity. Traditionally, it is cooked in an open, brand new vessel. The preparation process is considered to be auspicious. In hectic city living, however, convenience trumps anything that’s time consuming.