Sunday, May 30, 2010

Ven Pogal


1 cup rice
1/2 cup moong dhal
¼ inch Ginger

2 green chillies
2 tsp. Ghee
1 tsp. Whole black pepper.
1 tsp. Cumin seeds
Turmeric pwd - a pinch
10 - 15 Cashew nuts
Curry leaves few


Mix 1 cup rice and 1/2 cup moong dal
Add 3 times water  and cook until it is over cooked
 Cut  green chillies and 1/4 inch ginger into fine julienne.
 Take 2 tsp ghee in a frying pan and add 1 tsp whole black peppers, and 1 tsp cumin seeds. When the peppers burst add chillies,curry leaves , ginger pieces and a pinch of turmeric powder.
 Add cashew nuts and remove the pan when the cashews are roasted and begin to smell.
 Add this to cooked dal-rice mix.
 Adjust the seasoning and serve hot.


Life is beautiful!!! said...

Amma adds a bit of coconut scrappings too. My favourite :). I am very happy that I get ur updates. Good going :)

Jutson Devasahayam said...

my amma too adds coconut but i dont like coconut with pongal, i stopped eating pongal during my hostel days eating pongal and sleeping in morning hours and in college we call pongal as thooka mathirai ;happy all getting updates