Couscous Pongal | How to make Couscous Pongal

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ByRekha Shivakumar
Created on 28th Sep 2015
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About Couscous Pongal

Pongal is an authentic southindian breakfast prepared using Rice & Moongdal. Here I have couscous instead of Rice

Couscous Pongal, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Couscous Pongal is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Couscous Pongal has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Rekha Shivakumar is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Couscous Pongal, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Couscous Pongal. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Rekha Shivakumar. The recipe of Couscous Pongalis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Couscous Pongal is 30 minute. This recipe of Couscous Pongal is perfect to serve 2. Couscous Pongal is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People

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  • Sambhar Powder

Couscous Pongal

Ingredients to make Couscous Pongal

  • Couscous - 1 cup
  • masoor dal - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • To Temper :
  • Black Peppercorn - 1/4 tbsp
  • Jeera - 1/4 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1/4 tbsp
  • green chillies (finely chopped) - 1/2 tbsp
  • Few curry leaves and salt to taste
  • Cashewnuts - 10

How to make Couscous Pongal

  1. - Boil 1 and half cups of water in a saucepan with a pinch of salt
  2. - Once they start boiling add couscous and close the pan with lid
  3. - Turn off the stove and within 10 minutes they would have been cooked completely
  4. - Pressure masoor dal upto 4 whistles
  5. - Now mix Masoor dal and couscous. Adjust salt
  6. To temper pongal lets heat ghee in a pan.
  7. Add all the ingredients mentioned under 'To Temper' section
  8. Once they are all saute'd well, add this tempering to the Couscous+dal mixture
  9. Delicious couscous pongal is ready to be served with chutney and sambar

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