Venn Pongal
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Author s_kalpanas Yield No Value
Published Mar 30, 2008 Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Recipe Type Rices Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Ingredient Rice Standing Time 20 Minutes
Description: Hot mild Rice and dhal combination with glazing ghee .... Try with Sambhar and Vada

Recipe of Venn Pongal

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Water 6 Cup
Ghee 2 Tablespoons
Curry Leaves 6 or 7 Leaf
Pepper Corns 1 Tablespoons
Cuminseeds 1 1/2 Tablespoons
Ginger 1 Tablespoons
Moong Dal 1/2 Cup
Rice 1 1/2 Cup
Cashew 4-8 Piece
Salt To Taste
Oil 3 To Fry


Clean and wash the moongdal and rice. In a pressure cooker, add 2-3tsp of oil, cumin, pepper corns, cashews and sauté them for a minute. Now add the ginger, curry leaves and sauté them altogether. Add the rice, moongdal, water and salt to the cooker. In a medium heat, cook until 1 whistle comes up. Remove from the heat after 1 whistle. Wait until release of the pressure of the cooker. Open the pressure cooker, add the ghee and mix them together. Serve hot with sambhar and chutney.

Recipe Tips

If you feel that there is excess water in the pongal, heat pan in medium-low until rice thickens.
Posted Mar 30, 2008

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