Website of the Year India 2015

Moong Dal Pongal Recipe

Moong Dal Pongal is a popular Indian Main
Author :
On :
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Rice
  • 1 cup - moong dal
  • 1/2 cup - dry Coconut powder
  • 50 g - kaju, fried in a little Ghee
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 1/4 cup - Ghee
  • 3 - cardamoms, 2 peeled and powdered
  • A dash of Pacha Karpooram
  • How to Make Moong Dal Pongal:

    1. Fry moong dal without oil till aroma comes out.
    2. Pressure cook moong dal and rice with 4 cups water. Remove from cooker.
    3. Take a kadai and add 3 spoons of ghee and add rice mixture.
    4. Add sugar and continue stirring after 5-7 minutes. When the pongal becomes thick, add dry coconut powder and fried kaju powder.
    5. Add remaining ghee as per your wish.
    6. Add cardamom and pacha karpooram.


    Bawarchi of the Week

    Shruti J

    Shruti J

    Shruti J has always been a food lover, but a break in her professional career gave her a chance to take a plunge into the fascinating culinary world. Shruti loves adapting recipes, adding her own 'SJ Element' to it and taking it to a whole new level.

    know more