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Khara Pongal is a traditional recipe of South India. Learn how to make/prepare Khara Pongal by following this easy recipe.

Khara Pongal Recipe
8.4 / 10 ( 17 votes)
Recipe Type

• 1 Cup rice
• 1 Cup moong daal
• 10 Cashewnuts
• 3 Chopped green chillis
• 3 Cups water
• 2 tbsp Dry coconut flakes
• 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
• 1 tsp Cumin seeds
• 1 tsp Pepper powder
• Salt to taste
How to make Khara Pongal:
Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a cooker.
Wash rice and moong dal. Leave them aside.
Saute cashewnuts in oil and leave aside.
Add cumin and mustard seeds.
When the seeds start crackling, add chopped green chillis and fry for few seconds.
Add dal and fry again for a minute.
Add rice and pour water.
Add turmeric powder, coconut and salt.
Put the lid and cook till third whistle.
Cool and add cashews, pepper powder and chopped coriander leaves.
Khara Pongal is ready to serve.

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  Recipe Reviews
better to add whole pepper in small quantity.....along with powder....n add pieces of coconut....this 2 make the pongal really yummy....n surprising
Submitted by: ritti
posted : 09-Jan-2012 08:07 AM

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