Ven Pongal | How to make Ven Pongal

By Swapna Sunil  |  4th Jan 2018  |  
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About Ven Pongal Recipe

Ven pongal is a popar south Indian breakfast dish made using moongdal and rice. It gets done in no time, keeps you full for longer. Tastes its best when paired with gotsu, pickle, sambhar and with simple coconut chutney as well.

Ven Pongal is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Ven Pongal by Swapna Sunil is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Ven Pongal is a dish which comes from South Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Ven Pongal takes 10 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Ven Pongal make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Ven Pongal will be the best option for you. The flavor of Ven Pongal is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Ven Pongal at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Ven Pongal

Ingredients to make Ven Pongal

  • 1/2 cup : moong dal
  • 3/4 cup : rice
  • 3 cup : water
  • 3 tbsp : ghee
  • 12 pieces : cashew
  • 1 tsp : cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp : mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp : Black peppercorns
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp : Finely chopped green chillies ( optional )
  • 1 tsp : ginger finely chopped
  • salt to taste

How to make Ven Pongal

  1. Dry roast yellow moong dal, rice over medium heat until dal turns aromatic and rice is pale white.
  2. Remove them and add it to a pressure cooker with 3 cups of water and a tablespoon of ghee..
  3. Cook for 3 to 4 whistles until soft. Allow the pressure to get released by itself. Meanwhile prepare the tempering for it
  4. For the tempering : Heat a small sauce pan with remaining 2 tbsp of ghee. Add the cashew pieces and roast until golden and remove.
  5. Next add the Mustard, cumin, peppercorns, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger, curry leaves and fry until seeds pop and the rest turn fragrant.
  6. Stir the prepared tempering and roasted cashews with the cooked rice and dal.
  7. Add enough salt to it. Mix well and serve hot.
  8. Yummy and comforting Ven pongal is ready to enjoy.

Reviews for Ven Pongal (1)

Mani Kaur2 years ago

Tasty and healthy dish.

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