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In Sankranti usually, a combination of til/sesame and jaggery is consumed with kite flying. In Lohri, it all related to bhangra/giddha, bonfire and revri/popcorn. In Pongal, we make a recipe with the same name as Pongal. Today I am sharing this savory recipe with you all.
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Pongal – Rice & Lentil Combination

In Sankranti usually, a combination of til/sesame and jaggery is consumed with kite flying. In Lohri, it all related to bhangra/giddha, bonfire and revri/popcorn. In Pongal, we make a recipe with the same name as Pongal or Khara Pongal. This is a savory Pongal recipe.
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Soaking Time 30 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 Serving
Calories
Author Bhawana

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup moong dal
  • ¾ Cup rice
  • 7-10 Pepper Corns- crushed lightly
  • ¾ Tsp mustard seeds
  • 3-5 Green chilies slit into halves
  • 2 Tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp fresh ginger paste
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1 Tsp of cumin seeds
  • 2 Tbsp of Ghee
  • Salt as per taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing

Instructions

  • Soak dal and rice for half an hour.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds & mustard seeds.
  • When they start crackling add slit green chilies, curry leaves, crushed peppercorns & ginger paste.
  • Fry for a minute and then add turmeric powder & salt.
  • To this add soaked dal and rice and stir it for a minute. Add 2.5 cup of water and cover it with the lid.
  • If you want more watery than add more water accordingly.
  • Once it is completely cooked garnish it with chopped coriander leaves & lemon juice and serve hot with pickle or curd.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg