Methi Pongal | How to make Methi Pongal

By sharanya palanisshami  |  24th Aug 2015  |  
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About Methi Pongal Recipe

Venpongal is a combination of rice cooked with lentil and tempered with cumin and pepper. This pongal with the aroma of ghee is served with sambar and chutney. I decided to make it more flavourful by adding methi leaves – fenugreek leaves and the outcome was the tasty methi pongal.

Methi Pongal, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Methi Pongal is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by sharanya palanisshami. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Methi Pongal is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Methi Pongal recipe by sharanya palanisshami. Methi Pongal can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Methi Pongal just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Methi Pongal can serve 2 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Methi Pongal.

Methi Pongal

Ingredients to make Methi Pongal

  • Raw rice / pacharisi – 1 cup
  • Split moong dhal – 1/2 cup
  • ghee – 1 tbs
  • cashew – 4
  • cumin – 1/2 tsp
  • pepper corns – 6
  • curry leaves
  • red chilly - 1
  • fenugreek leaves chopped - 4 tbsp
  • salt as required

How to make Methi Pongal

  1. Thoroughly wash and soak dal fro 30 minutes.
  2. Drain and add to pressure cooker along with 3 cups of water. Season with salt. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. In a pan heat ghee and add cumin and pepper. Saute and add cashew and red chili. Fry until cashews turn golden. Add chopped methi leaves and saute.
  4. Pour this tempering into pressure cooker contents and stir well.
  5. Serve warm with sambar and chutney.

Reviews for Methi Pongal (1)

Vaishnavi Chotu10 months ago

Pongal is already a nutritious adding methi leaves it turns healthy,especially for diabetics..: 1: