Special Pongal

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - rice.
  • 1 cup - yellow moong dal.
  • 15 pepper corns.
  • 1 bay leaf.
  • 1 stalk curry leaves.
  • salt to taste.
  • 2.5 tbsp - ghee.
  • 6-7 cups - water.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds, 2 pinches asafoetida.

How to Make Special Pongal

  • Wash and drain the dal and rice together. Place in a colander till all the water drain.
  • Heat ghee, add seeds, leaves, corns, asafoetida and the rice and dal.
  • Gently stir till you get the aroma (5 mins).
  • Add water and salt and cook covered till done. In between add more water, if required.
  • Serve hot with kadhi or curd.