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Ven pongal


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  • Raw rice ¾ cup
  • Moong dal ¼ cup
  • Water 3 ½ cup
  • Salt 3 tsp
  • Ghee 3 tbsp
  • Cashew 1 tbsp
  • Peppercorns ½ tsp
  • Cumin ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves 6 – 7
  • Ginger ¼ inch


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Soak rice and moong dal in water for 15 to 30 minutes
Mix rice, moong dal, water and salt in a pressure cooker and cook in high flame.
Once the first whistle blows simmer the stove allow it to cook for 8 more minutes.
Turn off the flame. Once the pressure is released open the cooker.
In a pan sauté cashew, peppercorns, cumin seeds, curry leaves and ginger in ghee and add it to the pongal and mix it.
Serve with chutney or sambar.

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