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11/27/2012

Andhra Style Pongal / Ven Pngal

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Ingredients:-


Rice -1 cup
Yellow Moong Dal -1 cup(pesara Pappu)
Water - 6 to 7 cups
Bay leaves-3 nos
Ghee-3 tbsp
Oil-2 tbsp (optional)
Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
Black Pepper Corns-20 nos
Curry Leaves-few
Cashew nuts- 10 to 15 broken
Salt to taste



Method:-

Wash and soak rice and dal for 30 minutes.
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Meanwhile in a pressure cooker heat ghee.Add cumin seeds.let them splutter,then add bay leaves,when its turn slight brown.Add pepper corns fry for few minutes.

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Now add the cashew nuts fry light golden brown color ,then add the rice and dal stir with the rest of the ingredients for a minute.
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Add the 6 cups of water  mix well and close the lid of the cooker and cook for 4 to 5 whistle .
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Open the lid  and  add the salt  and little water mix well  and cook it  for 10 minutes.( mine is thicker because  i added water , if u want more liquid u can  add water ) .
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Serve it as a meal by itself with a pickle of your choice,curd ,chutney or sambar etc...
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27 comments:

Priya

Wish i get a bowl of this droolworthy ven pongal,inviting.

Priya R

looks so delicious and adding whole spices must make it taste so good.. and love the cashew decorations :)

Torviewtoronto

deliciously done looks wonderful lovely presentation

Sangeetha

Inviting Pongal with nice presentation...

Premalatha Aravindhan

wow yummy version,luks so tempting...

Sireesha Puppala

pongal is my favourite:)

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suhaina aji

this looks utterly butterly delicious and love the design that u have done with the cashew nuts...i can have that whole bowl by myself..looks so tempting.

Swathi Iyer

Delicious pongal I love this spicy version.

Sangeetha Priya

Yummy, love the decoration dear...

WeR SAHM

melting pongal....

Sangeetha Nambi

Ven pongal always rocks...
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Nandita SS

The Pongal looks too tempting!!! Very nicely presented :)

Aruna Manikandan

looks delicious dear :)

Farah Saleem azeez

looks super! those fried cashews are tempting me :)

jeyashrisuresh

Very tempting pongal with nice decoration

Vimitha Anand

My huy loves this and this looks so tempting

PT

like the decoration with cashew.. tempting..

Hema

Simply inviting bowl of pongal, so you add bay leaves..

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover

Nice combo !

Chitra

Looks nice. never knew this version :)will try..

Jay

lovely presentation ..
Tasty Appetite

Shailaja Reddy

Delicious & nice presentation.

Vrinda

Healthy n yummy pongal..nicely presented

Manju

you have decorated the pongal so artistically...i may use the design to decorate my next cake ;-)

Regards,
Manju
http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com/

Mahi

Adding bay leaf in pongal is new to me..delicious pongal!

Beena.stephy

Tempting dish good presentation

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