Thursday, September 30, 2010

Ven Pongal

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Ingredients
3 cups nicely cooked rice(nicely mushed up)
1 1/4 cup nicely cooked yellow moong dal
Salt to taste

Seasonings
1 tsp whole peppercorns
1 tsp nicely mashed ginger
1/2 tsp asafoetida powder(add 1/4 tsp more if you prefer)
2 1/2 tbsp oil
A good bunch of fresh curry leaves
10 roughly crushed cashews

Method

Cook dal and rice seperately.Mix them together when they are warm with the required amount of salt.Heat oil in a pan fry the cashews and set aside to the same oil add peppercorns,ginger,asafoetida and curry leaves.Stir nicely.Pour the seasonings onto the rice and dal mixture and stir well.Add 1/2 cup hot water to the pongal and stir well just before serving.Enjoy!


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15 comments:

SavithaRaj's Spice Land said...

Looks so traditional and tempting.

Kairali sisters said...

hmmm am hungry now...Looks yummo

Swathi said...

Ven pongal looks super delicious.

aipi said...

What a beautiful presentation!

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Krishnaveni said...

my fav recipe, looks delicious

Amritha Kalyani said...

I love pongal.. I think the best side dish is kothsu.. wowww.. mouthwatering.. Very cute presentation.. looks really delicious.. :0(

Hari Chandana said...

this is my fav.. looks so tempting and delicious.. very beautiful presentation !!

Paaka Shaale said...

Hey Pushpa,

Pongal is my favourite dish. It looks even more better in that earthen pot of yours. Just loved it :)

Santosh Bangar said...

tepting and traditional wonerful. pongal is nice bput the pot is also very attractive

women-wisdom.com said...

Venpongal in traditional click. Waw! I like it. Beautiful presentation.

Hamsamalini chandrasekaran
http://indianyummykitchen.blogspot.com

kothiyavunu.com said...

Yummy!! reminds me of my chennai time..Nice prsentation too!

NIDHYA said...

Mmmmm mouthwatering pongal...reminds me of home...

http://aaha-oho.blogspot.com/

Spoon and Chopsticks said...

This is an interesting yet simple recipe. Is that a clay pot in the first photo? Do you have to cook this recipe on a clay pot?

http://spoon-and-chopsticks.blogspot.com/

Adelina said...

very neat- one of my fav dishes!

Lav said...

Very filling breakfast ....this one looks so yumm, love to have it with sambar and chutney !! yummy yummy !!

Lavanya

www.lavsblog.com

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