Ven Pongal Recipe

Makar Sankranti Special Recipe (Khara Pongal)

How to make Khara/Ven Pongal in a Easy Way? Ven pongal or Khara Pongal is one of the popular dish of South India. Pongal Dish is famous in Tamil Nadu, and in some parts of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka also. But, How to make it?
Here is the easy method.

Khara Pongal/Ven Pongal Recipe

Khara Pongal Recipe

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Famous South Indian Recipe Khara Pongal.

Ingredients

  • Green Gram Whole (Moong) 1 Measure
  • Green Gram Split (Moong Dal) 1/2 Measure
  • Rice 1 Measure
  • Ghee 3 tablespoon
  • Cumin Seeds (Jeera) 2 tablespoon
  • Chilly Powder 1 1/2 tablespoon
  • Curry Leaves 3
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste

How to Prepare Khara Pongal Dish?

Khara Pongal Recipe Procedure
Heat 3 tablespoon of ghee in pressure cooker (Step1)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 2
Add half measure of moong dal (Step-2)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 3
Add 1 measure of green gram (Step-3)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 3
Saute it until you get pleasant smell. (Step-3)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 4
Now add rinsed rice (Step-4)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 4
Mix Well (Step-4)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 5
Add Cumin Seeds (Jeera) (Step-5)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 5
Add Chilly Powder (Step-5)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 6
Again, Mix all the ingredients in the pressure cooker (Step-6)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 7
Add 3 tumblerful of water or as required (Step-7)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 8
Now, add salt as required (Step-8)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 10
Easy and Quick Method of Preparing Ven pongal (Step-9)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 9
Add curry leaves (Step-10)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 11
Close the pressure cooker lid (Step-11)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 12
Pressure cook for 2 whistles (Step-12)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 14
Once the pressure settles down, heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a pan (Step-13)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 15
Add cashew to it (Step-14)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 15
Saute it until cashew turns golden brown (Step-15)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 17
Open the Pressure Cooker and mix well. (Step-16)
Ven Pongal Recipe Step 20
Serve prepared Khara Pongal to a plate (Step-17)
Delicious Khara Pongal
Khara Pongal ready to Eat

Finally, the Khara Pongal is ready. If you are looking for a video, then here is the video of Khara Pongal Recipe on YouTube.

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