Ghee-Infused Ven Pongal

  • Jan 02, 2024
  • By Vashishti Superfoods
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Pongal, a beloved South Indian dish, is a staple in every home. It's enjoyed with sambar or chutney and holds a special place during festivals like Sakranti, often accompanied by sweet Pongal.

Main Ingredients:

🍃1 cup rice – any medium to short grained or regular rice
🍃1/2 cup moong dal
🍃1 teaspoon Vashishti A2 Cow Ghee
🍃asafoetida (hing)
🍃ginger – 1 teaspoon chopped ginger
🍃3-4cups water or add as required
🍃salt as required

For Tempering:

🍃1 teaspoon cumin seeds
🍃2 teaspoons of Vashishti Black Peppercorn
🍃Curry leaves
🍃10 to 12 Vashishti Whole Cashews
🍃3 tablespoons of Vashishti A2 Cow Ghee
🍃asafoetida (hing)



🍃Roast 1/2 cup Moong Lentils. Take 1 cup of rice
Rinse both rice and the roasted moong dal a couple of times with water.

🍃In a pressure cooker add 1 tablespoon ghee asafetida (hing), 1 teaspoon chopped ginger. Add 4 cups of water and salt then add washed and drained rice and moong dal lentils add 1/2 tsp Vashishti Turmeric Powder and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles

🍃In another small pan, heat 3 tablespoons of Vashishti A2 Cow Ghee

🍃add 2 teaspoons black pepper curry leaves hing powder

🍃Then add 10 to 12 Vashishti Crunchy Cashews.

Now pour this entire tempering on the cooked rice and lentils and Mix thoroughly.

🍃ven pongal can be served with coconut chutney or sambar.

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