Ven pongal

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 263.6
  • Total Fat: 15.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.6 mg
  • Sodium: 600.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 5.9 g

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Indian rice recipe (similar to risotto) Indian rice recipe (similar to risotto)
Number of Servings: 4


    *White Rice, medium grain, 1 cup (remove)
    *Indian Moong dal, 100 gram(s) (remove)
    *Gourmet Garden Ginger Spice Blend Of Finely Chopped Fresh Ginger (4 g / 3/4 tsp), 1 tsp (remove)
    Pepper, black, 1 tsp (remove)
    *curry leaves = 1 leaf, 10 serving (remove)
    *Asafoetida / Hing, 0.5 tsp (remove)
    *Butter - Ghee, 6 tsp (remove)
    Cashew Nuts, dry roasted, 10 grams (remove)
    Salt, 1 tsp (remove)
    *Cumin seed, 1 tsp (remove)
    Dairy, Milk - Whole - 1 cup, .5 cup (remove)
    Butter, unsalted, 25 grams (remove)


Add rice, mung dhal, water, chopped ginger, black pepper corns, salt, cumin seeds and butter (optional) into the electric rice cooker

* Once the rice and dhal mixture is cooked well, mash it nicely until the rice-dhal mixture reaches a soft texture

* Now in a pan, heat ghee and sautÚ curry leaves, asafoetida and cashew nuts until the nuts turn golden brown.

* Now add this sautÚd seasoning on to the cooked rice-dhal mixture and mix them thoroughly. Add whole milk to bring it to a loose consistency if need be.

Serving Size: 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KGKRISH.

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