dals, Fried rice


I prepared this for sankranthi. I know i am late in posting this, nowadays my baby’s schedule is changing  so i am getting less time on computer. Here goes the recipe for pongal:


 2cups rice
1/2 cup split green gram/moong dal
salt to taste
1 tsp whole peppercorns
1 tsp cumin seeds and mustard seeds
1″ inch ginger, peeled and sliced thinly
pinch of asafoetida
few sprigs of curry leaves
2 sprigs of green onion chopped and 2 tbsp onion chopped, 3 green chillies slit length wise


1.Wash and clean rice and lentil well until the water runs clear.

2. Mix them both and add salt and 6 cups of water. Place them in a pressure cooker and cook for 1 whistle.

3.Meanwhile in a little ghee, add cumin seeds, green onion and onion, chillies and ginger. Then add peppercorns. In the very end, add curry leaves and asafoetida.
4. Add the tempered  mixture and mix well. Serve hot.

3 thoughts on “Pongal”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s