Simple Pongal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 cup - green gram dal
  • 1 cup - rice
  • 2 tbsp - ghee or clarified butter
  • 2 tsp - jeera
  • 1 tsp - ginger finely chopped
  • Freshly grated coconut - a handful
  • green chillies - as per taste
  • salt - as per taste

How to Make Simple Pongal

  • Soak rice in water for five minutes. | Dry fry the dal on a heated tava till it gets a nice aroma and red colour. Keep it aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pressure pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add jeera, then chillies and ginger.
  • Immediately add two cups of water. Simmer, add rice, coconut gratings, dry fried dal and salt. Simmer it. Close the lid and pressure cook.
  • When the pan cols, open the lid and mix with a spoon.
  • Enjoy with any hot pickle and yogurt while it is piping hot.