Pongal is a tasty breakfast that goes well with chutney and sambar combination or brinjal gothsu. Pongal with Vada and sambar and chutney is a popular breakfast item in south indian restaurants.
Raw rice ½ cup
Moong dhal ¼ cup
Cumin seeds 2 tsp
Black pepper 2 tsp
Hing ¼ tsp
Shredded ginger 2 tbsp
Cashew nuts 1 tbsp
Ghee 5 tsp
Preparation time = 03 min
Cooking time = 25 min
Makes = 3 ¾ cups
Mix rice and moong dhal Rinse and strain two times
Add water in the proportion rice:water 1:6 and pressure cook for 4 whistles and then switch off.
Once pressure subsides, open the lid cover. Mash the cooked rice and dhal.
Heat ghee. Roast cashewnuts and then add coarsely ground black pepper, cumin seeds, hing and shredded ginger. You can also add curry leaves
Add cooked rice and dhal mixture. Super tasty Venpongal is ready