ven pongal

ingredients

  • Raw rice - 3/4 cup
  • Green gram - 1/4 cup
  • Pepper - 1/2 tsp.
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  • Ginger - a bit
  • Cashew nut - 4
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Ghee - 2 to 3 tbl. sp.
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp.

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method of preparation

  • In 2 cups of water cook rice and dhal together with salt in a pressure cooker.
  • Cook until very soft.
  • Powder pepper and cumin seeds very coarsely.(just break into one or two)
  • Chop ginger. Break cashewnuts. Fry then.
  • Just when they become golden brown, add powdered pepper, cumin seeds and ginger.
  • Fry for a while. Remove from fire.
  • Add to cooked rice an dhal. Mix well.
  • Keep on a low fire and stir well. Remove after 5 minutes.
  • This ven pongal can be served with coconut chutney and brinjal kosthu.

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