Ven pongal/katte pongali Recipe

Ven pongal, also known as katte pongali, is a popular South Indian dish made with rice and lentils. It is a savory and comforting dish that is often served for breakfast or as a main course. The rice and lentils are cooked together with ghee and flavored with cumin, black pepper, and ginger. It is typically garnished with cashews and served with coconut chutney and sambar. Ven pongal is a delicious and nutritious dish that is easy to make and perfect for any time of the day.

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Ingredients for Ven pongal/katte pongali Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • 0.13 cup Split Yellow Moong Dal
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Grated Ginger
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 2.75 Ws
  • as required Coconut Chutney And Sambar For Serving

Directions: Ven Pongal/katte Pongali Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak rice and lentils for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, heat ghee and add cumin seeds, black pepper, and ginger.
  • STEP 3.Add the soaked rice and lentils, along with water and salt.
  • STEP 4.Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or until the rice and lentils are cooked and mushy.
  • STEP 5.In a separate pan, heat ghee and fry cashews until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Add the fried cashews to the cooked rice and lentils and mix well.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with coconut chutney and sambar.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables like carrots and peas to make it more nutritious.
  • Adjust the amount of black pepper according to your spice preference.
  • Make sure to soak the rice and lentils to ensure even cooking.

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 in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
Nutrition
value
339
calories per serving
2 g Fat16 g Protein63 g Carbs11 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    63g
  • Fiber
    11g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    63g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    11g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    86mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    86mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    76mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    6mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    147mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    267mg
  • Selenium
    12mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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