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Andhra Style Wheat Rava Sweet Pongal Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Andhra, South Indian
Servings: 5
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1 cup Wheat Rava / Cracked Wheat
  • 1.5 cups Jaggery powdered
  • 1/4 cup Chana Dal
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 to 1 1/4 cups Milk boiled
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tbsp Dry Coconut Slices
  • Cashews and Raisins as needed
  • 3 tbsp Ghee


  • Wash the chana dal and wheat rava and pressure cook it with 3 cups of water for 3 – 4 whistles.
  • Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure gets released by itself.
  • Add the milk and cardamom powder to the cooked wheat rava and combine. Let it simmer for 3 – 4 minutes.
  • Remove from the flame and the powdered jaggery.
  • Mix well and cover it with a lid. Mix again after two minutes.
  • Mix again until jaggery melts.
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Fry the coconut slices, cashews and raisins to golden brown color.
  • Pour this over the wheat rava mixture and mix until well combined.
  • Serve warm or cold.