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Quinoa Khara Pongal Recipe

Quinoa Khara Pongal is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - Quinoa
  • 1/2 cup - Split Moong dal
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida powder
  • 1 tsp - Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 cup - Ghee or Oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 10-15 - Peppercorns
  • 10 - Cashew nuts
  • Salt - to taste
  • A few Curry leaves
  • How to Make Quinoa Khara Pongal:

    1. Wash together the quinoa and moong dal. Pressure cook them with three cups of water, ginger, asafoetida powder and salt. Cook up to 3 whistles.
    2. Meanwhile, heat the ghee or oil. Fry the cumin seeds, peppercorns, cashew nuts and curry leaves until they turn brown.
    3. Once the pressure is released, add the tempered spices and cashews directly to the pressure cooker.
    4. Toss them well until everything is well mixed.
    5. Serve hot with sambar or coconut chutney.
    6. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe


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