Ven Pongal / Khara Pongal

Veg Vegan Meat

Ven Pongal/Khara Pongal is a delicious and flavorful South Indian savory dish. It is made with rice, moong dal, ghee and seasoned with Indian spices and herbs and served for breakfast and dinner

Ven Pongal / Khara Pongal

YIELD

5 people

TYPE

Breakfast

TIME

25 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a pressure cooker with medium heat, pour ¼ cup of ghee and add rice, moong dal, and saute until it turns aromatic

STEP

2

Add water, green chili, ginger, salt, and mix well

STEP

3

Close the pressure cooker with the lid and allow it to cook for four whistles

STEP

4

Open the lid once the pressure releases naturally and give a nice mix

STEP

5

Now in another pan with medium heat, add remaining ¼ cup of ghee, peppercorn, cumin seeds, cashew nuts, curry leaves, and saute until the cashews turn golden in color

STEP

6

Pour the above mixture into the cooked rice dal mixture and give a good mix. Now the delicious Ven Pongal/Khara Pongal should be ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

7

Serve this delicious Ven Pongal with mixed vegetable sambhar and coconut chutney