Monday, June 30, 2008

Pongal


Ingredients

1/2 cup rice
1/2 cup moong dal
2 tbs chana dal ( for tadka)
2 tbs cashews
1 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp fennal seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds & musturd seeds
1/2 tsp hing
3 green chillis ( slit length wise)
1 tbs pepper corns
1 spring curry leaves
2 tbs oil
2 tbs ghee (clarified butter)
salt



Method
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Wash rice and moong dal 2 to 3 times and soak for 30 min
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Heat oil in a preassure cooker add chana dal ,cumin seeds,musturd seeds ,
fennal seeds , cashews ,pepper corns , chopped ginger, green chillis ,and
curry leaves fry everything for a min or two ,until chana dal becomes golden
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Now add hing ,soaked and drained rice and moong dal to preassure cooker
fry for 5 min
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Add salt and 3 cups of water ,Preassure cook for 2 wistles ,turn off the stove and wait for 10 min ,open lid and add ghee ,mix everything
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Done , Serve hot with any chutney ,pickle and papad

26 comments:

Sailaja said...

Delicious Pongal. Great Pictures

Asha said...

Sounds good Sagari, healthy too almost like Khichdi with 2 dals. YUM!:)

This makes a great breakfast, send it to Raaga for her event.

Trupti said...

pongal looks delicious sagari & nice photos

Divya Vikram said...

Bit different recipe for pongal..Lovely pic Sagari

Sujatha said...

Great appetizing picture.. My husband's favorite breakfast.. You make me guilty now, as I haven't made this in a long time :)

kamala said...

We use only moongdal Sagari.Looks delicious

KALVA said...

Wish i could smell the pongal.. love the pics..

Hetal said...

Nice and a healthy recipe,looks great.

Kalai said...

Have never tried making with channa dal. Looks great, Sagari! :)

Bhawana said...

looks tasty Sagari.

Meera said...

Lovely picture, Sagari

ritvik said...

what a temptings pics! simple pongal.

Pearlsofeast said...

Sagari, I love pongal and sweet ones too.Picture are great and lovely as usual.Nice recipe

sowmya said...

perfect..i love hot steaming pongal just like this....

meeso said...

Sounds good, I'd love to try that!

Illatharasi said...

Good macro shots.... anybody will love to eat it after seeing your pictres....:)

Sunshinemom said...

I made this just yest! Healthy yummy recipe:)

Simran said...

Comfort food!

easycrafts said...

Its the simplest dish according to me...made it yest morning also

Miri said...

Looks so inviting Sagari - along the way I have sort of forgotten to make the original version of pongal....need to see this and make it properly!

A&N said...

Aahaa, good ol' venpongal :)
fits into any meal...tippan, lunch, or dinner. we put quite a bit of pepper though. I am sure it tasted delicious :)

Amrutha said...

Thanks Sagari for stopping by my blog. I was delighted to see my favorite Pongal on your blog. Great pics! Keep cooking!

rekhas kitchen said...

Inever tryed with 2 dals good idea sagari,great pictures going to try this one

Madhavi said...

Awesome pongal, looks great and love d pic!!!!

Laavanya said...

Pongal is always a welcome breakfast at our home ... looks great.

anima said...

I wanted this recipe since long