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Monday, January 7, 2013

Ven pongal/Ghee pongal - Traditional Indian Pongal Recipe

ven pongal
ven pongal


Ingredients:
Raw rice
1 cup
Yellow mung dal/Paasi parupu
¼ cup(roasted)
Grated coconut
¼ cup
Ginger(chopped)
1 table spoon        
Water
4 cups
Black Pepper powder/Crushed black pepper
As required
Salt
As required
Ghee
2 table spoon
Cashew nuts
Few
Curry leaves
Few
Jeera/cumin seeds
¼ tea spoon
Asafoetida
A pinch

How to prepare ven pongal:
  • Roast the cashewnut in ghee and set aside.
  • Dry roast the mung dal, wash the rice and dal. Fry the ginger and asafeotida for few second in ghee and add the rice, mung dal, salt, pepper  with water.
  • Cook it well and mash it.
  • Now temper the jeera, curry leaves and add this to cooked rice along with cashew nut and coconut. Now remove from the flame.
  • After the add 2 table spoon of milk to increase the taste.
  • Have the with the side dish Ulunthu Vadai.
for sweet pongal recipe click here
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