Pongal | Ven Pongal

Pongal | Ven Pongal (Spicy Pongal) is a popular rice dish in south india which is prepared with rice and moong dal. Usually we have this for breakfasts or evening dinners.
Cooking Time 45 min
Serves 2-3 Persons

Ingredients:
Rice
1 Cup
Moong Dal
¾ Cup
Water
7 - 8 Cups
Salt
To Taste
Seasoning:
Ghee
2 Tbsps
Onion (chopped)
½
Green Chillies
5 to 6
Jeera
1 tsp
Black Pepper(crushed)
1 tsp
Curry leaves
Few
Process:
  • In a pressure cooker add rice, moong dal, salt and water. Close the lid of the cooker and wait for 2 to 3 whistles.
  • Mean while take little ghee in a pan, add jeera, curry leaves, black pepper. Fry for 1 min.
  • Add chopped green chillies and chopped onion. Fry them until they are lightly brown in color.
  • Mix it with rice and dal.
  • Serve hot with Peanut Chutney/any other pickle.

26 comments:

  1. Whenever i eat this pongal, i feel a drowsiness. Yum and filling pongal

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  2. Perfect one for breakfast and many times i make for dinner too. nice version

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    1. yeah i too make for dinner jeyashri ...

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  3. hmmmmmm,i can smell the ghee on this pongal..love it.

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  4. Delicious!! I love this with fresh yogurt!!

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  5. That's an awesome and comfort bowl......looks yum...

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  6. perfectly made, awesome click!

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  7. Delicious, one of my favorite breakfast..

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    1. Thanks Hema ...Its my hubby's fav. ...

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  8. Comfort n delicious for breakfast...

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  9. so yummy pongal, looks delicious dear :)

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  10. My huss's favorite... Looks so delicious

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  11. Delicious breakfast!!!! Very fulling and comforting!

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  12. My husband loves this preparation with sambhar and chutney. Looks perfectly made.


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  13. simple and comforting, nice detailed recipe dear.

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  14. Looks really awesome.. .nice cliks as always ...
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  15. Both my babies love this dish. Thanks so much for sending in this entry to the event, Kalyani.

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