Traditional Ven 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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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - raw rice
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 1/3 cup - green gram dal
  • 1.5 tsp - black pepper
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp - broken cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp - ginger, finely cut (optional)
  • A few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 5 cups - water
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Traditional Ven Pongal

  • Wash rice and dal.
  • Pressure cook them together in 5 cups of water for 10 mins.
  • Add salt, curry leaves and ginger with half a cup of milk.
  • Simmer for a minute and remove from fire.
  • Fry cashewnuts, pepper and cumin seeds in ghee.
  • Pour this over the rice-dal mixture.
  • Mix well and serve hot, topped with ghee and chutney.

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