Pongal Recipes

Our Pongal Recipe section contains a variety of traditional Pongal recipes. Pongal is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu. It is an occasion to indulge in revelry and merry making. Celebrate Pongal along with some delicious food. Try our easy recipes for Pongal.
Brinjal Kotsu
Brinjal Kotsu is the best accompaniment for the Ven Pongal recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Brinjal Chutney by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.1 / 10 (13 votes)
Fish Mappas
Fish Mappas is a delicious recipe from South India that can be served on Pongal. Learn how to make/prepare Fish Mappas by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Average   
Muttai Kulambu
Muttai Kulambu is a Chettinad style of preparing egg curry. The gravy prepared using a melange of spices tastes heavenly with hot steamed rice. Still looking for reasons to taste a mouthful of this dish? Be assured you won't be able to stop at just one.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Chana Dal Payasam
Payasam is a popular sweet dish that is generally eaten after all meals. it is filled with cashews and and channa dal that make this dish a lot more desirable.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.5 / 10 (4 votes)
Red Lentil Dal
Red Lentil Dal is a healthy recipe, delicious as well. Learn how to make/prepare Lentil Dal by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Chettinad Egg Curry
Chettinad Egg Curry is a spicy dish that is best had with rice or chapati. Boiled eggs added to a spicy gravy made with tomatoes, coconut milk make this dish totally un-resistible.

• Non Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Chicken Pakora Andhra Style
Chicken Pakora Andhra Style is a famous recipe. Learn how to prepare Chicken Pakora Andhra Style by following this easy recipe.

• Non Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Pumpkin Halwa
Pumpkin Halwa is a delicious Indian dessert recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Pumpkin Halwa by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Summa Kulambu
Summa Kulambu is generally made in a typical Chettinad recipe style. Generally had during dinners, this dish is generally made during Pongal. It is a hot favorite among kids and adults.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Kaju Uttapam
Kaju Uttapam is a nutritious and unique recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Kaju Uttapam by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Red Chili Delight
Red Chili Delight is traditional red thick gravy, served with steamed rice and ghee. Learn how to make/prepare Red Chili Delight by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Chow Chow Koottu
Chow Chow Koottu is a delicious Chettinad recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Chow Chow Kootu by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (4 votes)
Chembu Curry
Chembu Curry is a tasty traditional curry from Kerala. Learn how to make/prepare Chembu Curry by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 4.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Chettinad Kara Kuzhambu
Chettinad Kara Kuzhambu is a very popular recipe in South India. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Kara Kuzhambu by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Difficult    Rating: 5.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Cabbage Carrot Curry
Cabbage Carrot Curry is a popular South Indian curry. Learn how to prepare Cabbage Carrot Curry by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Seeyam
A popular tea time snake, Seeyam is a crunchy concoction of coconut, Maida and moong dal. The delight of the crunch when served hot is best suited when served alongside a hot beverage.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Boonda
A typical evening snack after a hard day's work, this crunchy onion filled delight made spicy by the chilli sauce is the perfect way to wash the toil away.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 3.2 / 10 (9 votes)
Vella Mangai Pachadi
Vella Mangai Pachadi is a refreshing Chettinad recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Vella Mangai Pachadi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Curd Chutney
Curd Chutney is a tasty chutney recipe, suitable for Indian snacks. Learn how to make/prepare Curd Chutney by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Khara Pongal
Khara Pongal is a typical South Indian dish that is had nearly everyday, since it is extremely easy and a very healthy dish. The cashew nuts sprinkled on top of the dish, make it even tastier and irresistible.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (17 votes)
Chettinad Rasam
Chettinad Rasam is an ideal lunch recipe served with rice and pappad. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Rasam by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 3.6 / 10 (8 votes)
Keerai Masiyal
Keerai masiyal is a mix of dal and greens together with a lovely flavour that it can be made as a main curry to go with white rice and various side dishes. Known for its piquant aroma and taste, this is one most people love having by the side of their main course.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 5.0 / 10 (4 votes)
Chettinad Idli
Chettinad Idli is both delicious and light for everyone making it ideal for dinner. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Idli by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 1.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu
Chettinad Tomato Kuzhambu is a typical Chettinad recipie that is made with lots of tomatoes. It is generally served as a main dish and is relished by all with rice. This dish garnished with cashew nuts and coriander is so delicious that you tend to always over eat.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Vazhakkai Podimas
Vazhakkai Podimas is an easy to make dish which uses raw bananas. The Chettinad delicacy is quite popular during Pongal and serves as an excellent accompaniment to sambhar rice.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (1 vote)


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