Author: Chitvish

Coconut Rice | Kobbari Annam | Thengai Sadam

Back to 12 Mouthwatering Recipes for Pongal | Sankranti This is an easy to make lunch box recipe, one of the specialty of South Indian kitchen. INGREDIENTS: Thin variety of rice – 1 cup Freshly grated coconut – 1 cup (grate only the white portion) Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon Urad dhal – 2 tablespoon Red chillies – 2 Green chillies – 2 (slit vertically) Curry leaves – few Hing – ½ teaspoon Oil – 2 tablespoon Salt to taste Sugar – 1/4 teaspoon PREPARATION METHOD: Soak urad dhal for one hour, drain and dry it in a cloth....

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Aama Vadai | Masala Vadai | Paruppu Vadai

Back to 12 Mouthwatering Recipes for Pongal | Sankranti Masala Vadai or Parippu Vadai a delicious fried treat made with gram dal. INGREDIENTS: Gram dhal – ½ cup (can be 2/3 cup) Tur dhal – ½ cup (or 1/3 cup) Udad dhal – 2 teaspoon Red chillies – 3 to 4 Green chillies – 3 to 4 Hing – 1 teaspoon Salt Curry leaves – few,finely chopped Oil – to deep fry PREPARATION METHOD: Soak dhals and red chillies together for 2 hrs. Then drain them for 1 hour. Grind all ingredients (except curry leaves) without adding water, for...

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Ven Pongal | Khara Pongal

Back to 12 Mouthwatering Recipes for Pongal | Sankranti Ven Pongal. A savoury traditional recipe INGREDIENTS: Rice (thin variety is best ) – 1 cup Moong dhal (roasted to light pink ) – ½ cup Oil ( oil+ghee tastes delicious ) – 2 tablespoon (can add extra) Pepper 1 teaspoon and jeera 1 teaspoon – coarsely powdered Grated ginger – 2 teaspoon Hing – a Pinch Cashew chopped – 1 tablespoon Curry leaves – Few Salt – taste Raw jeera – 1 teaspoon PREPARATION METHOD: Ligtly roast the rice and soak rice along with dhal for 30 minutes. If...

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Dates and Honey Pongal

Back to 12 Mouthwatering Recipes for Pongal | Sankranti Date and Honey Pongal is a delicious twist to the traditional sweet pongal recipe. INGREDIENTS: Raw rice – 1 cup Moong dhal – ½ cup Milk + water – 2+4 cups Jaggery – 1 ½ cups (boil with ½ cup water to dissolve & strain) Dates – 8-10, chopped (adjust according to your taste) Honey – 2-4 tablespoon (adjust according to your taste) Ghee – 2 tablespoon Dry ginger powder – 1 teaspoon Cardamom powder – 1 teaspoon PREPARATION METHOD: To garnish – roast the cashews in ghee and keep...

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Paal Pongal | Vellai Pongal | Milk Pongal

Back to 12 Mouthwatering Recipes for Pongal | Sankranti Paal Pongal is a delicious traditional sweet made with rice and milk. INGREDIENTS: Milk I litre Basmati rice ¼ cup (heaped) Sugar ¾ cup Saffron ½ tsp PREPARATION METHOD: Boil milk in a heavy vessel. Soak the rice for 15 minutes, drain and keep ready. Add rice to the boiling milk and cook on a medium flame till it reduced to nearly half the quantity. Simmer, add sugar and as soon as it dissolves, remove from flame. Add saffron and mix thoroughly. Kesar gives a special flavour and aroma to this dish, so...

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