Ven Pongal
Jan04

Ven Pongal

Ingredients • Raw rice – 2 cups • Green gram dal – ½ cup • Fresh ginger – 2 pieces • Jeera – 1 tsp • Pepper – 1 tsp • Ghee – 4 tbsp • Curry leaves – 8-10 leaves • A pinch of Asafetida • Cashew nuts – 5-6 Preparation 1. Wash the rice and dal together and add six cups water to it. 2. Add grated ginger, salt and asafetida and pressure cook it till three whistles. 3. In a kadai, heat four...

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Simple Mung Dal Soup
Apr25

Simple Mung Dal Soup

This smooth, liquid mung dal soup is seasoned with a simple chaunk. It is very easy to prepare and easy to digest, and its light consistency makes it appealing in any season. Serve it accompanied by a wheat bread or rice and a vegetable. To complete the meal, serve yogurt or green salad. Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 10 minutes Cooking time: 1 ¼ hours or 25 minutes in a pressure cooker Ingredients • Split moong dal,...

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Rice and Green Gram Dhal Bhath
Jan28

Rice and Green Gram Dhal Bhath

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Green gram dhal – ⅓ cup • Preserved chilies – 3-4 (Vatral) • Oil – 2 ½ Tbsp • Water – 3 ½ cups • Salt – as required • Grated fresh coconut – 3 tbsp Preparation 1. Dry roast rice and dhal separately till light brown in color. 2. Heat pressure cooker, add oil and fry broken chilies till dark brown in color. 3. Add water, salt, and grated coconut. When it starts...

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Oats Khichdi
Dec24

Oats Khichdi

  Ingredients •Oats – 5 gm •Moong dal (Green Gram Dal) – 15gm •Oil – 1 Tsp •Cumin seeds (Jeera) – ½ Tsp •Curry leaves – Few •Salt – to Taste •Turmeric (Haldi)i – 1/4th Tsp •For Garnishing: Coriander leaves. Preparation 1. Cook the moong dal in water 2. Once the moong dal is half cooked, add oats and let it cook till soft. 3. If the khichdi is...

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Chakli
Dec18

Chakli

  Ingredients •Rice flour ………………………………….4 cups •Urad dal ………………………………… 1/4 cup •Moong dal ……………………………… 1/4 cup •Sesame seeds...

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