Pongal By vidya_6_2000
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Pongal is a flavourful rice and lentil preparation with vegetables and spices added to enhance the taste and health benefits. A mildly spiced rice recipe, pongal is simply amazing, when served with coconut chutney.
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Pongal By vidya_6_2000 recipe - How to make Pongal By vidya_6_2000
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1 cup rice (chawal)
moong dal yellow - 1/3 cup
black pepper - (kali mirch)-20-251/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
ghee - 5 tablespoons1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
ginger grated - 2 teaspoons
cashew nuts broken in pieces - 2 teaspoons
curry leaves (kadipatta) - 6-7 salt to taste
Freshly Powdered black pepper - around 2-3 teaspoons
- 1) cook rice and moong dal with haldi and about 10 black pepper in pressure cooker for 3-4 whistles.
- 2) in a kadai, take 2 tablespoons of ghee and heat.
- 3) as soon as the ghee is hot,add jeera,remaining black pepper,kadi patta,cashew nuts,ginger.
- 4) fry them till cashew nuts get a slight brown colour.
- 5) then add the cooked rice w and dal and add salt and mix them well adding the remainign ghee. you can add more ghee if you feel necessary.
- 6) now remove from gas and add the freshly powdered black pepper and mix well again.
- Pongal is ready.
- It is very filling. can be had with coconut chutney.
This recipe was contributed by vidya_6_2000 on 20 Apr 2002
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