Thinai Ven Pongal By LF Team

Thinai Ven Pongal

Thinai Ven Pongal is also a very popular breakfast dish in the South Indian states. This Pongal, prepared with foxtail millets and moong dal is healthy, delicious and savoury, is high on proteins and makes for a perfect breakfast cereal.
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Serves

1-2

Cooking Time

10-15 Min

Meal Type

snacks

Preparation Time

10 Min

Difficulty

Medium

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INGREDIENTS

  • For Thinai Ven Pongal
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup foxtail millet
  • 1/4 cup moong dal
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • oil
  • ghee
  • 8-10 cashew nuts
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup water

PREPARATION

  1. 1

    In a pressure cooker, add water, foxtail millet, moong dal and turmeric powder.
  2. 2

    Pressure cook for 3- 4 whistles, Blend chopped ginger, cumin powder, pepper powder and curry leaves in a mixer grinder.
  3. 3

    Add some water to get a balanced flavour and grind it well again.
  4. 4

    In a saucepan, add ghee, oil and cashew nuts.
  5. 5

    Saute till the cashew nuts turn golden brown.
  6. 6

    Add the grinded mixture and the cooked thinai and moong dal.
  7. 7

    Sprinkle salt to add taste to the pongal.
  8. 8

    Saute them well.
  9. 9

    Add a cup of water to it and cook it for 5-10 minutes.
  10. 10

    Serve hot to enjoy your meal.
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