Salt Pongal is one of the popular dishes prepared on the occasion of Pongal. Read to know the recipe of salt Pongal.
Pongal is a harvest festival of India, mainly celebrated all over Tamil Nadu and some other parts of South India. The festival is celebrated as a form of Thanksgiving to God, for all the goodness created by him. Food is an important part of Pongal and there is a wide range of recipes that are prepared as a part of the celebration. Salt Pongal is one of those delicacies. It is very simple and easy to make, with minimal ingredients required. Given below is the recipe of salt Pongal, detailing the ingredients as well as the method of preparation.
Salt Pongal Recipe
- 2 cup Basmati rice
- 1-1/2 cup Moong Dal
- 2 tsp Ghee
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 10-12 pieces Cashew Nuts (roasted or fried)
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Clean and wash thoroughly the rice and dal. Boil them together in ¼ litre of water in a deep pan. When cooked, keep them aside.
- In a separate shallow pan, heat the ghee and stir fry cumin seeds and cashew nuts slightly and separately.
- Add it to the rice and dal. Add salt and pepper and serve hot.
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