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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

VENN PONGAL / VENNPONGAL


This is another famous perumal koil prasadam.

INGREDIENTS:


Raw rice: 3/4 cup
Moong dhal - 1/4 cup
Water - 31/2 cups
Grated ginger - 1/2 tsp.
Salt
Hing - a pinch
Pepper - 1 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Curry leaves - few
Ghee - 1 ladle
Cashews - 2 tsp.

METHOD:

Pressure cook rice and dhal without adding salt.

In a pan, heat a spoon of ghee and fry cashews till golden brown. Keep aside.

In the same pan, heat a tablespoon of ghee, add pepper. When pepper splutters, add cumin seeds, curry leaves, grated ginger and hing. Pour it over the rice. Add salt as per taste and mix well. Garnish with cashews. Add the remaining ghee while serving.

Have it with coconut chutney or kothamalli chutney.

6 comments:

  1. First time here..Nice blog n nice recipes.

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  2. Thank you Prathibha. We'll meet in the event.

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  3. paakarthike avalo azhaga iruku!!!

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  4. This was asked by my son's friend. They cook by themselves. Actually, I started this blog for my son and his friends who are doing bachelor cooking. They say that this blog is useful for them. They need not ring up to me each and everytime.

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  5. Hi shanthi pongal looks so delish..

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  6. Mami, You're helping more Sons & Daughters like your Son with your Blog!!

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