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

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


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


Thanks for visit my place.
Hope my recipes are definitely it will be useful for all.
Leave your comment.
In case if you require any assistance I am here to help you.