Friday, August 7, 2009

Quick Khara Pongal

Rice and Moong dal in the ratio 1:0.5, i.e if you take 2 cups of rice,take 1 cup of moong dal
Water should be twice X quantity of rice + 1 cup for moong dal... i.e if you take 2 cups of rice and 1 cup of moong dal,water should be 5 cups (i.e twice * quantity of rice +1 cup for moong dal)
You can add more water if you like the pongal to be more liquid
1/2 tbsp of powdered pepper
salt for taste
1 tbsp of grated coconut
2 tbsp of ghee
Cashews sauted in ghee


1>Take Rice and Moong Dal(Hesaru bele) in the ratio 1:0.5 and wash it with water.
2>Keep the mixture in cooker bowl and add tumblers of water according to the ratio of rice and moong dal.
3>Also,add salt(as per your taste), 1/4 tbsp of turmeric,powdered pepper,1 tbsp of grated coconut, 2 tbsp of ghee to it and mix well.
4>Cook until 3 whistles and switch it off.
5> Spinkle the cashews sauted in ghee and serve with curd or raitha

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