Brown Rice Pongal Recipe

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Pongal is a traditional and popular South Indian breakfast dish. The regular pongal is made with white rice and dal. This variation is made using brown rice and dal. A healthy and a filling dish to kickstart your busy day.

Brown Rice Pongal


  • Brown Rice – 1 cup
  • Moong Dal – 1/4 cup
  • Pepper – 1 tblsp
  • Jeera – 1 tblsp
  • Ginger – small piece, chopped
  • Cashews – few
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry Leaves – few
  • Ghee – 100 ml


  1. Wash and soak the brown rice and moong dal for half an hour.
  2. Peel the ginger skin and finely chop them.
  3. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.
  4. Add the soaked rice, dal, salt and asafoetida powder.
  5. Add the required water and cook until soft and mushy.
  6. To a pan, heat ghee in a medium flame.
  7. Add the pepper, jeera, ginger, curry leaves and cashew nuts.
  8. Fry till the cashews turn golden brown.
  9. Transfer it to the pongal mixture.
  10. Add ghee and mix gently.
  11. Serve hot.

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3 thoughts on “Cheese Corn Balls

  1. Praveen Kumar said on May 9, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    You can use standard Britannia cheese that you get in the super market.

  2. Radhika said on May 8, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Which cheese did you use?

  3. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said on September 29, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    Sounds delicious…will try it out sometime… 🙂

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