Special Ven Pongal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Special Ven Pongal

  • Mix 1 cup rice and 1 cup moong dal. Add 3 times water (6 cups) and pressure cook until it is cooked well.
  • Cut 3 green chillies and 1/4 inch ginger into fine pieces.
  • Take 2 tsp ghee in a frying pan. Add 1 tsp whole black peppers and 1 tsp cumin seeds.
  • When the peppers pop, add chillies, ginger pieces and a pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Add cashews and remove the pan when the cashews are roasted and begin to smell.
  • Add this to cooked dal-rice mix. Add 1/2 tsp salt, a sprig of curry leaves and mix well.
  • Add some ghee while serving.