Rice Pongal

It is a Tamilnadu style breakfast recipe prepared with rice. It is easily digestable and healthy too.

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Rice Pongal

It is a Tamilnadu style breakfast recipe prepared with rice. It is easily digestable and healthy too.

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 09 Jul 2015

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 1

Heat/fry the Greengram dhal in a frying pan for about 5 – 10 minutes without adding oil or ghee and keep it aside to cool.

Step 2 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 2

Heat/fry the Rice also in the same way (but separately) and keep it aside to cool

Step 3 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 3

Soak the rice and Greengram dhal together for about half-an-hour

Step 4 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 4

Change the soaked rice and greengram dhal into a pressure cooker and add about 8 cups of water along with some pepper, 2 tspsns Ghee and required quantity of Salt.

Step 5 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 5

Cook the mix for about 15 minutes or till coming 6 – 7 whistles from the cooker

Step 6 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 6

When the mix is cooked properly, put off the stove and remove the pressure cooker from the stove and let it cool for some time. Then open the lid carefully and stir the cooked mix well (if necessary add some water also).

Step 7 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 7

Heat Ghee in a frying pan and fry the cashew-nuts, when the colour of the cashew-nuts become golden, add it into the cooked Pongal.

Step 8 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 8

Then again heat some Ghee and fry the Cumin seeds, crushed Pepper and Curry leaves (only if required) in this ghee

Step 9 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 9

Add this Fried mix also into the cooked pongal and stir it for 2-3 minutesS

Step 10 Rice Pongal Recipe

Step 10

Rice Pongal is ready and can be served with Chutney for break-fast or dinner

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