SharePongal – a savory pudding made with beautiful combination of lentils and rice tempered with spices and nuts sauteed in Ghee
It is also one of the simplest and healthiest dishes to make which does not need constant attention and gets done in matter of minutes

  • Moong Daal -1 cup
  • Rice -1 cup
  • Cashewnuts -10
  • Cumin Seeds- 1 tsp
  • Pepper Powder -1tsp
  • Curry leaves-5-6
  • Chopped Green Chilli -2
  • Grated coconut- 3tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water -4 cups
  • Oil/ghee-2tbsp
Take a cooker and heat oil/ghee in it.
Wash moong daal and the rice and keep it separately.
Roast cashew in the oil and keep aside.
Now, add mustard seeds and cummin seeds and curry leaf.
When the mustard seeds start to crackle, add green chilli and fry for a few seconds.
Now, add the moong daal and fry for a minute.
Add water and the washed rice.
Also add coconut, salt and turmeric powder.
Close the cooker and allow it to whistle thrice.
After the cooker cools down, add the pepper powder, cashews and chopped cilantro leaves.
Add more water if required to get a pudding like consistancy.
Serve hot as it is or with  coconut chutney/onion chutney/sambar

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    PranisKitchen said...

    ponagel i,like it becasue it quite easy to prepare and very tasty need to worry about the cooking time thats correct one..looks delicious.

  1. ... on May 20, 2010 at 7:24 AM  
  2. Kiran said...

    Love this pongal,a very comforting food.

  3. ... on May 20, 2010 at 8:14 AM  
  4. BeenaShylesh said...

    health one....

  5. ... on May 20, 2010 at 10:17 AM  
  6. Priya said...

    Mouthwatering khara pongal looks truly delectable..

  7. ... on May 20, 2010 at 1:16 PM  
  8. Ms.Chitchat said...

    An instant hit whenever prepared. Urs look good too.

  9. ... on May 20, 2010 at 1:30 PM  
  10. Rachana Kothari said...

    Looks fantastic!

  11. ... on May 20, 2010 at 2:25 PM  
  12. Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

    Love, how you explained it in such an easy manner. I love khara pongal :)

  13. ... on May 20, 2010 at 5:45 PM  
  14. said...

    What a lovely hearty dish.

  15. ... on May 20, 2010 at 5:50 PM  
  16. Parad Sharma said...

    Wow... very simple and this is absolutely delicious! very attractive presentation too.

  17. ... on May 21, 2010 at 5:16 AM  
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