Friday, February 20, 2015

Varaku arisi Pongal Kodo Millet Pongal


Varaku arisi Pongal Kodo Millet Pongal
வரகு அரிசி பொங்கல்



Pongal is a south Indian traditional food. We can prepare varieties of pongal like Ven pongal,Sarkakrai pongal, Barle sweet pongal ,Milk pongal, Fruit pongal, Akkara vadisal. ………

Now I prepare here Kodo Millet ( varaku arisi) pongal.
Very simple and easy to cook this healthy Breakfast.



Varakarisi – 200 gram
Moong dal – 75 gram

Asafetida
Turmeric
Salt
Ghee – 1 tspn
Water -  800 ml ( 4 glasses of water)

For seasoning:
Ghee + Oil – 2 tbspn
Chopped Almond and pistachio – 2 tbpsn
Whole black pepper – 1 tspn
Cumin seeds – 1 tspn
Chopped ginger – ½  tspn
Chopped green chilli – ½ tspn
Curry leaves –few


Method

Wash the yellow moong dal and drain it well. 
Dry roast the dal slightly brown, in a heavy bottomed pan. 
Soak the roasted dal and varakarsi 10 minutes. 
In a pressure cooker,  add cooked rice, moong dal,  asafoetida, little ghee , turmeric powder and water boil without closing the lid for  about 10 minutes , Now  close the lid and leave a 3 whistle.
After pressure releases
In a separate pan, heat little ghee.  Add the seasonings: pepper, cumin seeds, curry leaves, chopped ginger, green chillies and almond and pistachio Pour it over the cooked Pongal and stir it to coat well.


Serve it hot with sambar, vadai and chutney



Varakarisi/kodomillet/olden days recipe/healthy diet
South Indian Tradition Breakfast

6 comments:

Shobha said...

Delicious Pongal

CREATIVE KHADIJA said...

yummy!!

Maha Gadde said...

Healthy n tummy filling pongal..

Julie said...

healthy n filling one!

Vijiskitchencreations said...

Healthy diet recipe. I will try soon.

Vidya Jagadish said...

Healthy pongal:-)https://traditionallymodernfood.wordpress.com