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Pongalo Pongal :)

Poongapaanai – vessel used for making Pongal

Milk for Pongal beginning to boil

Pongalo Pongal – milk boils over

ricedaladdedtopongalRice and Dal being added to make Pongal

Happy Pongal!

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20161223_082035A Saatvik dish

Preparation time 5 minutes, Cooking time 8 minutes, Serves 2


Raw Rice 1 and a 1/2 cup

Moong dal 1/2 cup

Black Peppercorns 1 teaspoon

Jeera 1 teaspoon

Ghee 3 tablespoon

Finely chopped ginger 1/2 teaspoon

Curry leaves a few

Cashewnuts 10

Salt 3/4 teaspoon

Wash the rice and moong dal together . Add 5 cups water and pressure cook for around 8 minutes. In the meantime, coarsely grind the pepper and jeera. Chop the cashew in pieces and fry in ghee till golden. Take off the stove and add pepper, jeera powder, cashew, ginger and curry leaves.After the pressure is released add the fried ingredients and mix well.

Serve hot with Sambar or Gothsu.

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