This is my second recipe which i made for this pongal. It is a spicy pongal dish which i made using rava and moong dal. This recipe is inspired from my ven pongal. I should admit that it taste so yummy. You have to try it for sure..
If you like to see more pongal recipes in this blog, check out my oats pongal, ven pongal & sweet pongal. I am also linking the kalkandu pongal which i posted yesterday.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves : 2 to 3
Rava / Sooji / Semolina - 1 cup
Split Yellow Moong Dal / Pasi Paruppu - 1/4 cup
Water - 3.5 cup
Ghee - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee - 2 tblspn
Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu - 2 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 2 tsp
Cashewnuts - 2 tblspn
Whole Black Pepper - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Green Chilli - 1 chopped finely
Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a kadai and fry moong dal for a min. Add in water to cover the dal, bring it to boil and simmer the flame. Cook for 15 mins till the dal is cooked.
In a separate pan add a tsp of ghee and fry the sooji for couple of mins.
Now add the roasted sooji to the cooked dal water and mix well. After it is mixed add in salt and mix. Simmer the flame and cook covered for 5 to 8 mins till the sooji is done.
Now heat ghee in a separate pan and fry all the tempering items. Fry them till golden. Pour this over the pongal and mix well.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Heat a tsp of ghee in a kadai|
|Fry them on low heat..Set aside for a moment|
|Mean while heat a tsp of ghee in another kadai|
|Add in moong dal|
|Fry on a low heat for a min|
|Add in water and bring it to boil|
|Cook till dal is tender|
|Add in roasted sooji|
|Add in salt|
|Cover and cook|
|Cook till the pongal is done|
|Add in ghee|
|Add in channa dal, urad dal, cashews|
|Add in pepper and cumin|
|Fry them for few mins|
|Add in curry leaves and chilli|
|Fry them till golden|
|Add it to pongal|