Saturday, March 20, 2010

Khara Pongal

Ingredients:
Basumathi Rice- 1 cup
Yellow Moong dal-3/4 cup
Green chilly-3 or 4(split length wise)
Ginger - 1 inch(chop into small)
Dry ginger-small piece(crushed)
Ghee-5 to 6 tsp
Cumin seeds-2 tsp
Cashews-1 tsp
Whole Pepper corn- 8 to 10
Dry coconut powder-2 tsp
Pepper powder-1/4 tsp
Curry leaves-1 spring
Water-3 to 4 cups
Coriander leaves-few
Salt to taste
Method :
1.First wash the rice and moong dal and soak for 10 to 15mins.Drain them.
2.Heat the 3 tsp of ghee in a pressure cooker add cumins seeds,cashews,green chilly,ginger,curry leaves and pepper cons fry till they turned into golden color.
3.Now add the rice and moong dal.saute for few seconds.
4.Add water,coconut powder,pepper powder, coriander leaves and salt.cover the lid and cook for 3 or 4 whistles.
5.Cool down it.Remove the whistle and lid.
6.Add 2 tsp of ghee on the top of pongal mix well.
Step by step Pictures
7.Serve hot with peanut chutney or sambar or pulusu.

16 comments:

Hari Chandana said...

Perfect for breakfast..Choosthunte norooruthondi... tempting clicks!!

Sushma Mallya said...

healthy & delicious pongal..perfect breakfast anyday..

Swathi said...

Swapna,

Khara pongal looks really delicious , healthy one pot meal

Priya said...

Yummyilicious khara pongal..looks fantastic and makes me hungry..

Vrinda said...

looks yumm,would lov to try...

Gita said...

Wow this is so tempting...such a lovely combination with sambar and peanut chutney :)

SathyaSridhar said...

Ven Pongal is looking good dear,,,perfect food and easy to cook for anytime,,,thanks for sharing dear,,,i like your blog got lot of mouthwatering recipes and am following you dear,,,take care n keep smiling,,

Ms.Chitchat said...

Wow, loved ur pongal. I knew it was pulusu, click is very very tempting.

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks a lot dears for your lovely comments....
@Hari chandana chala chala thanks.....
@SathyaSridhar thanks for visiting and following my blog....

Latha said...

Nice kara pongal. Love to have this for breakfast.

FoodLovers said...

yummy pongal u have lots of patience to take step by step gr8 job

Tina said...

Sounds yummy...

Deepa said...

nice combo..totally tempting..

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Sarah Naveen said...

i have never made this..looks simply delicious..

Cool Lassi(e) said...

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First time here.Pongal looks awesome. One of my favorite choices for breakfast! Wouldn't mind have the plate all to myself.
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Meena said...

love the pongal my dear...