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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Ven Pongal a Traditional Tamil Recipe

Ven Pongal a Traditional Tamil Recipe

Ven pongal is a popular breakfast recipe of Tamil people in South India, Ven pongal also prepared during the farmer festival called Pongal festival falls on every 15th January along with another dish called “Sakkarai Pongal”.

1 cup Rice
¼ cup Green gram dhal
1 tbsp Black pepper
1 inch chopped Ginger
1 strand of Curry leaves
6 Cashews
5 tbsp Ghee or Butter
3 1/2 cup water

1. Cut the Cashews into small pieces.
2. In a hot cooker add ghee, curry leaves, black pepper, salt, cashews and ginger.
3. Fry it well, a nice aroma will come.
4. Add water, green gram dhal, rice and salt.
5. Give 5 whistles and check the consistency, It should be like mashed.
6. Serve hot with Coconut Chutney and Sambar.

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