Dec 29, 2012

Spicy Pongal

Pongal - a Sankranthi Festival flavor.It can also be enjoyed during cold chill weather and see how it will warm you up! Enjoy pipping hot.

Spicy Pongal,Moong,Sankranthi special
Spicy Pongal


Raw rice 1 cup

Moong dal- 1/4 cup

Water 4 cups

Salt as needed

Ginger chopped 1 tblsp optional

Asafoetida 1 pinch

Boiled Avarekai/Peas-special flavor


Ghee 2 tblsp

Pepper 2 tsp

Jeera 2 tsp
Curry leaves few

Hing a pinch

Cashews 5-6

Dry coconut-1/2 tbsp

Green chillies-3-4 unique spicy flavor

Fry Moong dal and rice with ginger in ghee.Cook in pressure cooker along with little jeera ,pepper and green chillies with water.Allow it to cool and mash well.Add boiled avarekai or peas.Season with the items given. Heat little ghee, add pepper and let it start splutter Add cashews and jeera. Add green chillies curry leaves and hing .Once done  add it to pongal and mix well .Add grated dry coconut.Serve hot with tamrind gojju.

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