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Couscous Pongal

Sep-28-2015
Rekha Shivakumar
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
Serves
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ABOUT Couscous Pongal RECIPE

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

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Diabetes

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Couscous - 1 cup
  2. masoor dal - 1 cup
  3. ghee - 1 tbsp
  4. To Temper :
  5. Black peppercorn - 1/4 tbsp
  6. jeera - 1/4 tbsp
  7. mustard seeds - 1/4 tbsp
  8. green chillies (finely chopped) - 1/2 tbsp
  9. Few curry leaves and salt to taste
  10. cashewnuts - 10

Instructions

  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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