Thursday, January 06, 2011

Brown Rice Venpongal

Today was a tough day. Dear Hubby was down with fever, i had some problem with my eyes, So I was running between the Medical Centre and Home. At last, got some time to the post, while still hogging my hot, hot, pongal!!!! :)
Ingredients
1 cup Brown Rice
1/4 cup Moong Dal
1 green chilli
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Peppercorns
1 tsp Cumin-Pepper Powder
2 Sprigs of Curry Leaves
2-3 tsp oil
1 tbsp Ghee
Broken Almonds for Garnishing
Ginger juliennes for garnishing

Method
Wash Brown Rice Twice. Pressure cook Brown Rice and Moong dal together with enough water for 3-4 Whistles. Heat Oil in a Pan, Add Cumin seeds, then add Slitted Green Chilli, Add curry leaves, let them fry for a minute or two. Now add peppercorn. Once the pepper crackles, add Pressure-cooked Rice-dal mixture, Give it a good mix. 
Cook in a Simmer Flame for 4-5 minutes. Switch off the Stove, transfer it to another bowl. Heat ghee in a pan, fry the almonds and add to the Venpongal and Garnish it with Ginger Juliennes. 

Sending this Delicious Pongal to Pongal Feast Event Happening @ Kurinji Kathambam. Check out my other Marathon Buddies SrivalliPriya Suresh, JayMonikaRevaPJ, Azeema

18 comments:

  1. healthy variation of pongal...wonderful.
    Reva

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  2. This is really a staple breakfast, looks very rich with all nuts on top.

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  3. Tasty looking pongal!! and definitely healthier too...

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  4. Wat a healthy pongal, just drooling..

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  5. Hope you and your hubby feeling btter Priya...Pongal looks yummy !

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  6. Looks yum Priya..never made with brown rice..

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  7. healthy pongal,and adding almonds sounds new to me

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  8. Healthy Pongal...
    Thanks for participate with my event....

    Pongal Feast Event

    Kurinji

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  9. nice recipe for a savory pongal...we usually prepare only sweet pongal...yummy....

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  10. nice and healthy brown rice pongal

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