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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Couscous Ven Pongal

Ingredients
Couscous-1 cup
Yellow moongh dhal-1/2 cup
Water-4 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Grated ginger-1tsp
Turmeric powder(optional)-1/4tsp
Tempering
Ghee-6tsp
Crushed pepper-1tsp
Jeera-1tsp
Curry leaves -little
Cashew nuts-1tbsp
Method
Pressure cook dhal,ginger,salt,water,turmeric powder & couscous till done.Heat ghee in a pan temper.Pour it on pongal & mix it well.Serve it with sambar or chutney..
Note:If you don't like the couscous to become too mashed while cooking in the pressure cooker,then boil dhal separately & then add couscous & cook it till done(like we make uppuma).

8 comments:

  1. nice presentation for the ven pongal :) couscous, you mean semolina?

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  2. This is awesome. Do we get couscous in India??? is there any local name for it??

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  3. Nicely presented..couscous is same as kuskus, rt?

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  4. Thats again a nice entry from you...love ven pongal...this must be a good variation.

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  5. ven pongal with couscous great idea akka..unique recipe..never tasted it..should try this.

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  6. Unique recipe and a very nice presentation. Will try soon.

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