Pongadalu is a traditional dish in Andhra Pradesh, prepared during Sankranthi/Pongal.



  • Rice – 500 grams
  • Jaggery – 500 grams
  • Coconut Milk – 1 cup
  • Elaichi – for taste
  • Oil for frying


  • Soak rice for 12 hours and then make it to a flour.
  • boil jaggery until it becomes thick syrup and mix the rice flour in it.
  • mix the above 2 two nicely.
  • pour coconut milk in the above paste and prepare like dosa batter.
  • now, pour oil in a kadai and pour the paste in it using a scoop.
  • allow them to fry for sometime.
  • yummy traditional pongadalu is ready.
  • this is similar to neyyappam, udiyappam made in Kerala.