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Delicious Venn Pongal Recipe

Delicious Venn Pongal is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups raw Rice
  • 1 cup split yellow moong dal
  • A pinch of Hing
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp whole peppercorns
  • 5 Green chillies
  • 2 tsp chopped Ginger
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 to 7 tbsp Ghee or clarified Butter
  • How to Make Delicious Venn Pongal:

    1. Roast rice and dal slightly till hot to touch, wash and keep aside.
    2. In a pressure pan, heat 2 tbsp of ghee, throw in the peppercorns, a few curry leaves and the hing.
    3. Mix the rice and dal in the pan with 8 cups of water and remove from fire after 3 whistles.
    4. Crush ginger, chillies and jeera.
    5. Heat the remaining ghee, and when hot, put the crushed items and stir for a while.
    6. Open the pan, mash the rice mixture with crushed items and add salt to taste.


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