Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Ven Pongal


Ingredients:
  • Raw rice – 1 cup
  • Moong dhal - ½ cup
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Pepper- 2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 2 tsp
  • Ginger (chopped)- 1 tsp
  • Green chillies (chopped)-1 
  • Cashew nuts  – 5 or 10 nos
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Ghee -3 tbsp
Preparation:-
  1. Wash and soak the rice and Moong dhal for atleast an hour.
  2. Pressure cook the rice and moong dhal along with chopped green chilly, chopped ginger and salt in nearly 6-7 cups of water.
  3. Heat oil and  ghee in a pan.
  4. Add cumin seeds, pepper, curry leaves, chopped ginger, chopped green chillies and cashew nuts. Pour it over the Rice , dhal mixture and mix well.
  5. Turn off the flame. Finally add 2 tsp of ghee and mix  thoroughly.
  6. Serve hot with Sambar Gosthu and Coconut chutney.

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