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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Ven Pongal - Katte Pongali - (Step Wise Pictures) - khara pongal

Pongal is a authentic recipe in South India. Ven Pongal is also called  Katte Pongali, Kattu Pongal, Nei Pongal,Pongal,Ghee Pongal, Milagu Pongal, Khara Pongal, Uppu Pongal,Pappu Pongal,.It is a Popular breakfast recipe.It is served in a temple as Prasadam.Ven Pongal is Made during Navaratri & Pongal, sankaranthi  Occasions.


Raw rice - 1 cup.
Moongdal - 1/2 cup.
Water -  5 + 1/4  cup.
Salt - as required

For Tempering 

Ghee -  6 tbsp.
Cumin Seeds - 1.5 tsp
Pepper Corns - 1.5 tsp.
Ginger - 1.5 inch (chopped)
curry leaves - few
Cashews - 10.

Ven Pongal

  •  Pressure cook Rice and Moongdal together with 5 + 1/4  cups of water  for 1 whistle, then keep it in Sim mode for 5 minutes.Then switch off the flame.

  • When pressure subsides, heat the Ghee in a kadai,add cashews when it turns slightly golden brown colour, add cumin,pepper corns,curry leaves,ginger saute for few seconds till you get nice aroma and keep it aside.
  • Now open the lid, then  mash the pongal with ladle .Add Tempering to Pongal.

  • Stir well and Serve hot.

Katte Pongali

  • You can also use crushed cumin & Pepper corns to Pongal
  •  Mashing the cooked rice,enhances the taste of pongal.
  • serve hot.

Ven Pongal - Katte Pongali - (Step Wise Pictures) - khara pongal By , Oct 3, 2013 Ven Pongal/Katte Pongal