Vermicelli Pongal Recipe

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vermicelli pongal

Ingredients:

  • Roasted Vermicelli – 1 cup
  • Water – 3 cups
  • Green Gram Dal – 1/4 cup
  • Asafoetida as per taste
  • Salt as per taste
  • Ghee – 2 tblsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Cashewnuts – 10

For Masala Powder:

  • Red Chillies – 2
  • Coriander Seeds (Dhania) – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 small piece
  • Cardamom – 2
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper – 8

Method:

  1. Fry the masala powder ingredients using 1/2 tsp of ghee and grind it to a powder.
  2. Cook the green gram dal using 1 cup of water until dal splits.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan.
  4. Add chillies, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, coriander, cumin seeds and pepper.
  5. Fry well and powder it in a mixie.
  6. Pour 2 cups of hot water on top of the cooked dal.
  7. Add salt, asafoetida, turmeric powder, fried vermicelli, masala powder and 2 tsp of ghee.
  8. Close the lid and allow to cook until vermicelli turns soft.
  9. Mix well and transfer to a serving bowl.
  10. Heat the remaining ghee and fry the cashewnuts till golden brown.
  11. Pour it on top of the pongal.
  12. Serve hot.

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