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Ven Pongal

Ingredients :

  • Raw rice - 1 cup
  • Green gram dal - 1/3 cup
  • Ghee - 2 tbs
  • Black pepper - 11/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Salt - as required
  • Water - 5 cups
  • Broken cashew nuts - 1 tbs
  • Finely cut ginger- 1 tbs (optional)
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Milk - 1/2cup

Method of Preparation:

Wash rice and dal and cook them together in five cups of water for 10 minutes. Add salt, curry leaves and ginger with half a cup of milk. Simmer for a minute and remove from fire.

Fry cashew nuts, pepper and cumin seeds in ghee. Pour this over the rice- dal mixture, mix well and serve steaming hot with ghee on top.