Saturday, January 3, 2009

Ven Pongal

INGREDIENTS:
Rice-1cup
Moongadal-1/2cup
Ghee-2tbsp
Black Pepper-11/2tsp
Cumin seeds-1tsp
Salt to taste
Water-5cups
Broken cashewnuts-1tbsp
finely cut ginger-1tbsp
Curry leaves a few
Asafoetida-a pinch
PREPARATION:
1.Wash rice and dal together and pour 5cups of water.
2.Pressure cook for 10mints.After removing the lid,add salt,curryleaves,ginger with half cup of milk.
3.Fry cashewnuts,pepper and cumin seeds in ghee.Pour over pongal,mix well and serve steaming hot with ghee on top.

Note:Reduce the volume of water if you are cooking directly in pressure cooker.Reduce flame after keeping the weight.Do not soak rice.

10 comments:

Adlak's tiny world said...

Happy new year pavani... pongal is all time favrt and comfort food.. that too with gosthu or sambar chutney..mm... drooling.

Vibaas said...

Happy New Year Pavani! Same pinch for pongal :)

Madhu said...

Pongals are always comforting.. look good.

srikars kitchen said...

looks perfect & super break fast.. i like this..

Sunshinemom said...

Early pongal? This is my favourite dish when I am in a hurry or one of us has an upset stomach:) Yours looks delicious, Priya!

Sunshinemom said...

Me again! Sorry Pavani, the template confused me!!

rekhas kitchen said...

looks so so yummy hot hot pongal with any pulusu mmmmm love it nice pic pavani

Priya said...

Pongal makes me hunger..such a lovely dish na!!

G.Pavani said...

thanku ny dear friends for ur lovely comments

Cham said...

My favori tiffin with coconut chutney, that is heart filling one!