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A common and popular South Indian breakfast item,Venpongal is basically a savoury rice and lentil based preparation with cashew nuts and cumin seeds added as flavorants. Relish the healthy and delectable venpongal with coconut chutney, ssambhar and vadai.

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Venpongal recipe - How to make Venpongal

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  1. Steam rice and green gram dhal in a pressure cooker with salt & turmeric powder.
  2. Heat dalda in a pan add black peppers, cumin seeds & cashew nuts and fry until the cashews are golden. add curry leaves.
  3. Remove the pan from heat and pour this over the steamed rice and dhal mixture.
  4. Mix well.

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This recipe was contributed by Anikar05 on 08 Jun 2002

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