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
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
Salt to taste
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.
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