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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Ven Pongal



Ingredients:

Raw Rice - 2 cups
Moong Dhal - 1 1/2 cups
Cumin Seeds- 1 1/2 tbsp
Pepper Corns - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 3 tbsps
Sesame Oil - 2 tbsps
Salt to taste
Water - 7 1/2 cups
Cashewnuts as required



Method:

1. Wash and soak Moong Dhal and Rice separately for 20 mins.
2. In a pressure cooker heat Sesame Oil and Ghee, when hot throw in the Pepper Corns and Cumin Seeds.
3. When the Cumin Seeds pop add the Cashewnuts and fry until brown. Then drain Water from Moong Dhal and add to the Ghee and reduce the flame.
4. Add the Rice and pour Water, adjust Salt cook for 5 mins.
5. Close the lid and cook until 6-7 whistles.
6. Once the pressure release open the lid and mix well.

Serve With: Chutney and Sambar

6 comments:

Teja said...

Looks tasty

Anonymous said...

good to see all these tamilian dishes. I feel like eating it.

Valarmathi said...

My favorite one. Looks Delicious.


Something for u in my blog :)

teja said...
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Sumi said...

When I make it comes out thick and liquidy, your looks good. shall try ur way.

Anonymous said...

Hey u hardly give us time to cook. Everyday a new item invite me home I ll be lucky.

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