Khara Pongal

Khara Pongal

SUSMITA

"Pongal is a classic pooja dish in south India. You can think of it as south Indian khichdi. When I was a child, I always waited for Temple prasadam and when it was pongal, I was delighted."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 419 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 419 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 18.2 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.9g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 121 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker. Fry the cashews in the hot oil until golden brown; remove from oil and set aside. Cook the red chile peppers, cumin seed, mustard seed, peppercorns, and asafoetida in the hot oil for 2 minutes. Stir the lentils into the mixture and cook another 2 minutes. Add the rice, 1/2 cup coconut, green chile peppers, turmeric, salt, and water; stir.
  2. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and bring to 15 pounds of pressure; cook about 35 minutes. Relieve the pressure from the cooker; stir the cashews and ghee into the mixture. Garnish with the cilantro and 1/4 cup shredded coconut to serve.

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very good tasty recipe.I make this dish very often as a single meal dish served with roasted papad and curd. Chhaya[cstopre]

it is very good and healthy.

This was really good. Even my lentil-phobic family members gave this recipe a thumbs up, which surprised me. The balance of simple but bold flavors works. I've never eaten the dish anywhere el...

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