Aval Khaara Pongal (Poha Hot Pongal)

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Pongal is a very famous South Indian Breakfast Delicacy made with Rice and moong dal and tempered with freshly ground spices with ghee. I replaced rice with Aval/Poha/Beaten rice and it was extraordinarily tasty. I started doing this as a regular breakfast and amazingly though it is a filling one, doesn't give the feeling of heaviness...
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Served AsBreakfast, Dinner
CuisineIndian
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • Aval/Poha/Beaten rice 4 cups Moong dal 1 cup and salt to taste
  • For seasonig: Finely chopped ginger 2 tea spoons Cumin seeds 1 tea spoon, Coarsely crushed pepper corns 2 tea spoons, Hing powder 1/2 tea spoons .Curry leaves for garnishing, Cashews 5 to 7 (Optional) ,Ghee 2 tb spoons
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Instructions
 

  • In a broad pan dry roast moong dal till nice aroma comes. Add 4 cups of water to it. Wait till it boils 50%. Now wash the Poha well and drain the water and keep aside.
    Aval Khaara Pongal (Poha Hot Pongal) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • When the moong dal is fully boiled but not mushy add the poha with 2 cups of water and salt and keep stirring.
  • When the stuff becomes thick like a porridge switch off the stove.
    Aval Khaara Pongal (Poha Hot Pongal) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • The poha will absorb the water in no time.
    Aval Khaara Pongal (Poha Hot Pongal) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • In a sauteing pan heat the ghee and add all the items mentioned above under seasoning and transfer to the Pongal Pan.
  • Mix well and serve hot with chutney or sambhar.

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