Khara Pongal
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Sep 12, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Khara Pongal

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cumin Seeds, Pepper Powder Each 1 Teaspoons
Dry Coconut Flakes 2 Tablespoons
Chopped Green Chilli 3-4 Numbers
Cashewnuts 10-12 Numbers
Rice 1 Cup
Moong Daal 1 Cup
Turmeric Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Salt To Taste
Water 3-3 1/2 Cup


1. Take a cooker and heat two tbsp of oil in it.
2. Wash moong daal and the rice and keep it separately.
3. Roast cashew in the oil and keep aside.
4. Now, add mustard seeds and cummin seeds.
5. When the mustard seeds start to crackle, add green chilli and fry for a few seconds.
6. Now, add the moong daal and fry for a minute.
7. Add water and the washed rice.
8. Also add coconut, salt and turmeric powder.
9. Close the cooker and allow it to whistle thrice.
10. After the cooker cools down, add the pepper powder, cashews and chopped cilantro leaves.
Posted Sep 12, 2007

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sheila solomon Jun 30, 2008
My mother used to make this dish long time ago .
probably in my childhood days.

A good dish for a chilly, or a rainy day!

I would like to rate the highest. Your rating does not indicate the range from 1 - 5. I apologize..

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