Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ven Pongal / Hot Pongal

Here i am with a tamilnadu special variety pongal ......

What We Need :

Rice - 1 cup
Split green gram / Moong dal - 1/2 cup
Pepper powder - 1tsp
Jeera - 1tsp
Ginger - 1 1/2 inch length
Cashew Nuts or any dry fruits of your desired taste - handfull
Water - 6cups
Ghee - 2tsp

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • Soak rice and dal for 1/2 an hour seperately.
  • In a pan add water , rice , dal , salt , pepper powder and let it cook.
  • Ones rice is cooked slightly smash the rice with dal spatula(pappu gutti) 
  • In another pan heat ghee fry jeera, very finely chopped ginger, cashew nuts (or broken cashew)
  • Add this to rice and keep on low flame for 2min and switch off the heat.

 Here is my ven pongal / hot pongal in tamilnadu style .....

Sending this  recipe to Variety Rice Recipes  by Srilekha at Me and My Kitchen........

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