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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Ven Pongal / Khara Pongal / Kara Pongal / Milagu Pongal /Ghee Pongal

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Ingredients
Sona masoori rice-1 cup
Yellow moongh dal -1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Grated ginger-1tsp
Turmeric powder-a pinch (optional)
Water- 5 cups
Tempering
Ghee-5 tsp
Oil-1tsp
Jeera/cumin seeds-1tsp
Whole pepper-1/2tsp
Cashew nuts-1tbsp
Curry leaves-few
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Ven Pongal
Method
Dry roast moongh dal till nice aroma comes out,do not burn them or fry till colour changes to brown.
Add the washed rice,salt,water,turmeric powder & grated ginger.Pressure cook till its mushy.
Heat oil & ghee in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour this tempering into the cooked rice/dal mixture,mix well & serve them hot with chutney,sambar or brinjal gothsu
Note: 
a) Water measurement varies depending upon the variety of rice.
b) Roasting of dal is optional,roasting gives a nice flavour to your dish.
c) If serving kids then you can add crushed pepper instead of whole pepper.
d) While pressure cooking the rice you can add a teaspoon of tempering & remaining you can mix once rice is cooked ,this gives a nice flavour .

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2 comments:

  1. nice yummy pongal. Always love it.

    On-going event: Healthy breakfast

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