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Rava Pongal

by Praveen Kumar

rava pongal - Rava Pongal

Ingredients:

  • Fine Rava – 1 cup
  • Green Gram Dal – 1/4 cup
  • Cumin Seeds – 3/4 tsp, coarsely powdered
  • Pepper – 3/4 tsp, coarsely powdered
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Water – 3 to 4 cups
  • Ginger – 1 tsp, grated
  • Cashewnuts – 10, broken into pieces
  • Ghee – 1 1/2 tblsp

Method:

  1. Heat 1 cup of water in a small pressure pan and add the dal.
  2. Pressure cook for 1 whistle in low flame.
  3. Heat little ghee and fry rava until golden.
  4. Pour 2 1/2 cups of boiling water to the fried rava along with salt.
  5. Cook under low flame.
  6. When the rava is cooked, add the dal with the cooked water.
  7. Add the pepper, cumin seeds and grated ginger.
  8. Mix gently till a pongal consistency is reached.
  9. Add fried cashewnuts, curry leaves and remove from fire.
  10. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

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1 comment

pranita deshpande January 12, 2019 - 5:03 pm

Very nice recipe.

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