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Venn Pongal

Posted by Geetha on November 28, 2008

Pongal is one of the traditional breakfasts in every south Indian house. Venn Pongal is made with rice and moong dal and we add other ingredients to make it taste.



Rice – 1 cup

Moong dal – ¼ cup

Grounded Pepper corns – 1 tsp

Cashew – 4

Water – 4 cups

Salt – to taste

Ghee – 2 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1 tsp



Wash and soak the rice and moong dal for at least 10 mins and then cook the rice and dal, salt in a pressure cooker for 4- 5 whistle. Heat ghee in pan and add ginger, grounded pepper corns, cumin seeds, cashew and sauté till the cashew turns the color. Then add the cooked rice and mix well with the ghee mixture and serve hot with chutney.


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