Top 10 Pongal Festival Dishes in Tamil For Everyone

Pongal is a four day, harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, it’s festivities rooted in Tamil culture. During this season, many delicacies are prepared in households all over the state to celebrate the harvest festival. Here are a few delicious and simple Pongal recipes that you can prepare this season!

1. சர்க்கரை பொங்கல்


Sweet pongal is prepared for pongal festivel, Pongal is one of the most popular four day long harvest festival in TamilNadu.

2.வெண் பொங்கல்


Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, and a rice dish also known as Pongal is an integral part of the celebrations. It is cooked in earthen pots and a few everyday varieties are also prepared in almost every South Indian home.

3.ரவை பொங்கல்


A simple yet healthy rava pongal is made from roasted semolina and moong dal and is a variation of versatile ven pongal.



Akkaravadisal is a variation to the traditional sweet pongal. An authentic iyengar recipe to make creamy akkara adisal.

5.பால் பொங்கல்


Paal Pongal is a traditional recipe from Tamil Nadu which is usually made during pongal to celebrate the harvest festival.

6.கல்கண்டுப் பொங்கல்


Celebrate Pongal with this delicious Kalkandu Pongal Recipe – a dish made with sugar rocks and rice.

7.சேமியா பாயசம்


Semiya payasam or kheer is a very common sweet dish prepared in festivals.

8.பருப்பு வடை


Spicy and crunchy, Parippu vada is the perfect evening snack!

9.அரிசி பாயாசம்


Paal Payasam is a must-serve item during south Indian festivals, weddings and other auspicious occasions.

10.ஜவ்வரிசி பாயாசம்


Javvarisi Payasam Recipe is a delicious dessert made with sabudana,milk,sugar& gurnished with nuts. It is also Known as Sabudana kheer or Sago Milk Pudding.