Ven Pongal

February 18, 2014
0 Ratings
Photo by
Author Notes

Pongal is a popular breakfast dish in South India. Typically served with coconut chutney and sambar. —Praveen Kumar

  • Serves 2
  • 2 cups Rice
  • 1/4 cup Moong Dal
  • 2 teaspoons Black Peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • Handful Cashewnuts
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida Powder
  • Sprig Curry Leaves
  • Pinch Salt
In This Recipe
  1. Fry the cashewnuts in little ghee and keep aside.
  2. Combine the rice and dal in a pan and wash well.
  3. Drain and add 7 cups of water.
  4. Pressure cook till 4 whistles and remove.
  5. Heat ghee in a pan.
  6. Add the cooked rice and dal.
  7. Add salt and stir to mix well.
  8. Garnish with fried cashewnuts.
  9. Serve with coconut chutney and sambar.

See what other Food52ers are saying.

0 Reviews