Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Ven Pongal


Ingredients :

Raw rice - 1 cup
Split/yellow moong dal - 1/2 cup
Cashews  - a few (broken into small pieces or halved)
Cumin seeds- 1tsp
 Pepper- 1 tsp
Green chillies- 1no (slitted)
Ginger - a small piece chopped finely
Asafoetida- a couple of pinches
Curry leaves- a handfull
Salt to taste
Oil-1tbs
Ghee - 1 tbs 

 

Method:


Dry roast the dal lightly for a couple of minutes till nice  aroma comes and set aside.

Be careful not to turn it brown. Add the dal and the washed rice   and then

add 4 cups of water . Check salt and pressure cook it. 


Heat oil and ghee in a  pan  and when hot add the cashews, pepper, cumin,

ginger,green chilli , curry leaves and asafoetida.

Keep in a low flame and make sure nothing gets burnt.

When the steam subsides completely,open the cooker and mix it well 


so that it gets mashed lightly.

Serve hot with sambar or coconut chutney.

43 comments:

  1. Hubbys favorite... Simple and yummy one

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  2. yummy pongal....my all time favorite :)

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  3. Very Tasty Post with full of Ghee smell. Good.
    Thanks for sharing. vgk

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  4. Tempting pongal...join us in Fast food event - Noodles .

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  5. I made it this morning. I do not add green chilies though. Only black peppercorns.

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  6. Hi Punitha
    Janmashtami wishes to you and your family.
    Delicious pongal.

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  7. Ido the same punitha am sure it is delicious

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  8. Happy Janmashtami to you dear..

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  9. ven pongal looks delicious. Happy Janmashtami.

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  10. My favorite......I Have it with onion raita http://www.easyindianrecipes4u.com/search/label/Onion%20Raita

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  11. Wishing you a happy Janmashtami dear. Pongal looks absolutely divine.

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  12. happy janmashtami.....nice pongal....

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  13. My favourite combo, such a comforting food.

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  14. Happy krishna janmashtami punitaji....pongal looks so yummy..

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  15. Looks great! I love all the ingredients. Bookmarking.

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  16. Delicious Pongal.. Krishna jayanthi wishes to you too.. :)

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  17. Pongal looks tangy.happy janmashtami.

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  18. Punitaji, Janmastami wishes to you and family too!!!
    Venpongal looks delicious :)

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  19. super delish! :))

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  20. Yummy and inviting pongal...
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  21. Wish you n family Happy Janmashatami too ...pongal looks yum

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  22. Happy Janmashtami Punitha! ven pongal looks delicious.

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  23. Wish u and ur family happy Janmashatami too.. Pongal looks so yummy

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  24. happy krishna asahtami to you.........really nice pongal.

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  25. Krishna Jayanthi Wishes!!! I too prepare pongal in the same way but with little less water. Love it absolutely.

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  26. Pongal looks delicious!! Happy janmashatami...

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  27. happy Janmashatami! pongal looks delicious and yummy..
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  28. Happy Janmashtami! pongal looks delicious and yummy
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  29. wish you the same punitha..great venpongal!

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  30. Dear Mam,thx u for visiting my space,galad to follow u.My lovable sister name also Punitha.my love to u...

    One of my fav combo,looks very inviting!!

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  31. Saw yous space....You too have a lovely one....Gukul and many dishes were new to me....Will try soon....

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  32. I am a north Indian married to a south Indian guy and totally LOOOOOOOOOOOVE southern food..Glad to find ur blog - yummy recipes!! Will try this one soon! Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    -Jyoti
    Style-Delights Blog

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  33. VEN PONGAL SUPERB! THANKS FOR SHARING!!

    LORD KRISHNA'S PICTURE WITH LAADU IS VERY NICE !

    HAPPY GOKULASHTAMI GREETINGS FROM

    G O P A L A K R I S H N A N

    vgk

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  34. I love Ven Pongal...brought me some memories of Chennai..

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