Quick Rice Pongal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 glass - green gram dhal
  • 1.5 glass - rice
  • 6 glasses - Water
  • Ginger - cut into small pieces
  • Jeera - 1/2 spoon
  • Pepper - 1/2 spoon
  • Curry leaves
  • 2- green chillies
  • Cashew nuts
  • Ghee to fry
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Quick Rice Pongal

  • Fry green gram dhal and rice till you can smell the aroma.
  • Wash it twice and add 5 glasses of water and salt. Soak for 30 minutes.
  • Fry in ghee the ginger piece, curry leaves, jeera, pepper, green chillies split into two pieces each, cashew nuts and add this fried items to the soaked rice.
  • Pressure cook the same.
  • Boil the remaining one glass of water.
  • After the steam goes out, open the lid and pour the boiled water.
  • Add remaining ghee, mix well and close the cooker and keep it for another 15 minutes.
  • Then open the cooker. Serve the rice pongal hot with coconut chutney or ginger chutney.