Andhra Pongal Recipe

Andhra Pongal Recipe
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Andhra Pongal Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Difficult
Rating 9.3 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 298
  • ¼ Cup of Moong Dal
  • 1 Cup Raw Rice
  • 6 Cups of Water.
  • 10 Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 3 tbsp Ghee.
  • 12 Roasted Cashew nuts
  • 4 Whole black peppercorns
  • ½ tbsp Black pepper powder
  • ½ tbsp Cumin seeds powder
  • 12 Curry Leaves
  • 3 Green Chilies ( Cut into lengthwise)
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt (to taste)
How to make Andhra Pongal:
  • Take a pan and fry the moong Dal for 2 minutes.
  • In a vessel add raw rice and moong Dal wash it twice and rinse completely.
  • In a pressure cooker add moong Dal, rice, black peppercorns, cumin seeds ,salt, asafoetida and water.
  • Keep it in medium up to 5-6 whistles after 15 minutes transfer it to serving bowl.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add, green chilies, curry leaves, cumin powder, cashew nuts, pepper powder fry it for 2 seconds.
  • Once done with frying add it to serving bowl and mix it well.
Serve with coconut chutney or curd raita