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July 31, 2011

Khara Rava Pongal

Ingredients :

Semolina / Sooji : 1 cup
Split Moong Dal : 1/2 cup
Green Chillies : 4 or 5
Peppercorns : 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
A handful of cashews
Curry Leaves : 2 sprigs
A big pinch of hing
Ghee : 3 tbsp
Salt to taste


Method :

Crush the peppercorns coarsely with a mortar and pestle and keep it aside. In a pressure cooker, add the moong dal and a cup of water. Cook for 3 whistles and set aside. Heat two teaspoons of oil in a wok and roast the semolina until aromatic. Add 3 cups of hot water and salt to the roasted semolina and mix very well. Cover with a lid and let it cook completely. Then add the moong dal and a teaspoon of ghee to the semolina and mix well. Turn off the flame and set aside. Heat the remaining ghee for seasoning. Add the cumin seeds and fry for a minute. Now add and fry the chopped green chillies and cashews. Then add the hing, curry leaves and freshly ground peppercorns to it and fry for a few seconds. Add the seasoning to the pongal and mix well. Serve the rava pongal with coconut chutney.


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21 comments:

  1. Pongal looks delicious indeed:) Simple heart warming dish..
    Reva

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  2. droolworthy and simple rava pongal.

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  3. Healthy & simply delicious...!!! Im drooling as i type this :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  4. Chillies in pongal is new :) Guess this is a blend of pongal and upma :) loving the idea :)

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  5. Healthy Breakfast to serve!!

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  6. That looks pretty nice. Looks like it's not too hard to make. I might replace ghee with low-fat butter or margarine though. :)
    Thanks for sharing.

    http://spoon-and-chopsticks.blogspot.com/

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  7. Delicious and tempting pongal. Excellent meal.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  8. yummy....and spicy....very simple and tasty......

    http://anuzhealthykitchen.blogspot.com/2011/07/event-berries-strawberry-desserts.html

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  9. love this one..me too make this..

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  10. Very tempting pongal,my fav too...luks very tempting.

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