Ven Pongal | How to make Ven Pongal

By Trisha Garg  |  12th Jan 2016  |  
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About Ven Pongal Recipe

A wide variety of South Indian recipes are relished during the Pongal celebration, which is a harvest festival. Ven Pongal is a very delectable dish made of rice and moogh daal

The delicious and mouthwatering Ven Pongal is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Ven Pongal is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Ven Pongal. Trisha Garg shared Ven Pongal recipe which can serve 3 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Ven Pongal. Try this delicious Ven Pongal recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Trisha Garg of Ven Pongal by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Ven Pongal can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Ven Pongal with other users

Ven Pongal

Ingredients to make Ven Pongal

  • 1 cup Raw rice
  • 1/2 cup moong dal
  • 2 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger
  • As you required salt
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 8 cashew nuts
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon oil

How to make Ven Pongal

  1. Fry the moong dal till slightly brown and you get the flavor
  2. Soak the rice and dal for half an hour (optional).
  3. Now heat the cooker and add a tsp of ghee and fry the ginger and the asafoetida for a few seconds.
  4. Now pressure cook the moong dal and the rice.Then you can start to do the seasoning if it ready
  5. Add oil in the kadai and fry the cashew nuts and set aside.
  6. In a pan add pepper and when it starts to splutter, add jeera and fry. Now add the cashew nuts and curry leaves and asafoetida and mix and add it to the pongal well .

My Tip:

Serve this hot south Indian Pongal Recipe with your favorite chutney or coconut chutney and sambar.

Reviews for Ven Pongal (5)

Maragatham Raj2 years ago


ankita mishra4 years ago

I guess you can pressure cook it till 2-3 whistles blow, am I right Trisha? Nice recipe btw :)

Sukhmani Bedi4 years ago


Kurinji Anbalagan4 years ago

Not mentioned abt hw many whisle shd b done

Deviyani Srivastava4 years ago

Ideal breakfast and brunch recipe! Looks so awesome.

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