Pongal/pullagamu | How to make Pongal/pullagamu

By Reena Andavarapu  |  5th Feb 2018  |  
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About Pongal/pullagamu Recipe

Easy and comfort food.

Pongal/pullagamu is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Pongal/pullagamu by Reena Andavarapu is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Pongal/pullagamu is a dish which comes from Andhra Pradesh cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 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 Pongal/pullagamu takes 15 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Pongal/pullagamu 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 Pongal/pullagamu will be the best option for you. The flavor of Pongal/pullagamu is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Pongal/pullagamu at your weekends and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Pongal/pullagamu

  • rice - 2 cups
  • moong dal - 1/4 cup
  • green chillies - 2
  • Red chillies - 4
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • ginger - 1 inch crushed
  • Asfotedia - 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves - a fistfull
  • salt to taste
  • water - 5 cups

How to make Pongal/pullagamu

  1. Dry roast the moong dal. Measure the rice. Add the roasted moong dal to the rice. Wash both together. Keep aside.
  2. Take a deep sauce pan. Add oil for tempering. Add mustard, cumin. Add the red chillies then the green chillies. Add asfotedia. Stir. Add the crushed ginger and fry.
  3. Now add water and salt. Cover and let it come to a rolling boil.
  4. Open lid and reduce flame. Add the washed rice and dal. Cover and again wait for a rolling boil turning the flame to high.
  5. Once boiling, lower the flame and let it cook for 20 minutes covered.
  6. Open after 20 minutes and mix well
  7. Serve hot.

Reviews for Pongal/pullagamu (1)

Shikha Roya year ago

Nice recipe.

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