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Savoury Pongal

Pongal with all the ghee you'd want = this recipe.

food

Savoury Pongal

Pongal with all the ghee you'd want = this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup moong dal
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp asafoetida powder
  • Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp ghee

Steps

  1. In a pressure cooker add water, rice and moong dal and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  2. In another pan heat ghee and add cumin seeds, salt and pepper, chopped ginger, cashew nuts, asafoetida powder and curry leaves and saute well.
  3. Add this mixture to the Pongal (cooked dal and rice) and mix well.
  4. Top with ghee.
  5. Serve hot after garnishing with ghee and cashew nuts.