Ven Pongal Recipe

Ven Pongal is a popular South Indian breakfast dish made with rice and lentils. It is a savory and creamy dish, flavored with ghee, cumin, and black pepper. The dish is typically served with coconut chutney and sambar. Ven Pongal is not only delicious but also nutritious, as it provides a good balance of carbohydrates and proteins. It is easy to make and perfect for a hearty breakfast or brunch.

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Ingredients for Ven Pongal Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Rice
  • 0.08 cup Split Yellow Moong Dal
  • 1.33 cup Water
  • 0.17 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.67 tablespoon Ghee
  • 0.33 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.17 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.33 teaspoon Grated Ginger
  • as per your need Cashews And Curry Leaves

Directions: Ven Pongal Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak rice and lentils for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the soaked rice and lentils with water, salt, and turmeric powder.
  • STEP 3.Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, black pepper, and ginger. Saute for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked rice and lentils to the pan and mix well. Cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 5.Serve hot with coconut chutney and sambar.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add cashews and curry leaves for extra flavor and crunch.
  • Adjust the consistency of the pongal by adding more or less water.
  • For a healthier version, you can use brown rice instead of white rice.

Storage and Serving

  • Ven Pongal is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the pongal in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
Nutrition
value
236
calories per serving
1 g Fat11 g Protein44 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    1g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    44g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    44g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    28mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    46mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    32mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    2mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    80mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    196mg
  • Selenium
    17mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp