Venpongal with Gotsu | How to make Venpongal with Gotsu

By Maha lakshmi  |  10th Feb 2017  |  
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About Venpongal with Gotsu Recipe

Traditional pongal recipe

Venpongal with Gotsu is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Venpongal with Gotsu has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Maha lakshmi is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Venpongal with Gotsu recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Venpongal with Gotsu is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Venpongal with Gotsu is perfect to serve 4 people. Venpongal with Gotsu is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Venpongal with Gotsu. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Venpongal with Gotsu by commenting on this page below!

Venpongal with Gotsu

Ingredients to make Venpongal with Gotsu

  • Raw rice – 1 cup
  • Split Moong Dhal – 1/4 cup
  • water – 4 cups
  • cashews – 10 halved
  • ghee – 1.5 tbsp
  • salt – to taste
  • jeera – 1 tsp
  • pepper – 1/2 tsp
  • ginger – 1/2 tbsp finely grated
  • curry leaves – few
  • hing – 1/4 tsp
  • oil – 1 tbsp
  • Gotsu recipe
  • tomato – 2 nos (Finely chopped)
  • Big onion – 1 no (Finely chopped)
  • moong dal – 1 tbsp
  • Green/red chilly – 2-3 nos
  • curry leaves
  • Salt & water as needed
  • mustard -1 tsp
  • jeera/Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

How to make Venpongal with Gotsu

  1. Dry roast moong dhal until slightly browned, set aside with raw rice.Pressure cook rice and moong dhal with 4 cups of water for 3-4 whistles until mushy.
  2. While the pressure is releasing, heat a tablespoon of ghee in a small pan, add in the cashew nuts and roast on low heat until lightly browned.
  3. Next add in a teaspoon of cumin seeds, 2 teaspoons of crushed black pepper, a tablespoon of grated ginger, few curry leaves. Turn off the heat and stir all the ingredients in the remaining heat.
  4. Once the pressure has released from the cooker, we will add in the prepared seasoning into the rice along with little hing and salt, give a quick stir into the rice until well
  5. Gotsu recipe
  6. Heat a pressure cooker with oil and splutter mustard seeds add jeera and curry leaves.
  7. Add the finely chopped onions and sauté till the onions turn translucent and then the tomatoes, stir and cook until the tomatoes are well cooked and mushy.
  8. Add the coriander and sambar powder, 1 cup of water and season with salt.
  9. Let the mix simmer for 10 minutes with the lid closed. Add moong dal,salt and required water.Pressure cook in low flame for one whistle.
  10. Sim until the sambar consistency is reached. Switch off the flame add coriander leaves and serve the Tomato Gotsu with pongal

Reviews for Venpongal with Gotsu (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Authentic pongal dish! Awesome

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