Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Khara Pongal/Huggi/Khichadi


Raw Rice- 2 cups
Moong Dal- 1 cup
Ghee- 2 tbsp
Grated dry coconut- 1/2 cup
Curry leaves- 7-8
Red Chillies- 2-3
Green Chillies slit- 2
Peppercorns- 1 tsp
Jeera- 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Grated ginger- 1 tsp
Cashews- 10
Salt to taste


Dry roast Moong dal and rice (keep it aside).In a pan add ghee,jeera,Pepper corns,grated ginger,curry leaves,cashews,green and red chillies,turmeric.Fry for 2 mins.Now add rice and moong dal to it.Add salt. Mix well.Empty the contents to the pressure pan.Add 7 cups of water.Allow cooking until 3 whistles.

Serve hot with coconut chutney.

1 comment:

anudivya said...

This on a plate and vadai on the side... that is all what I need!

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