• Rice:1 cup
  • Green gram(moong dal):1/4 cup.
  • pepper:1tsp.
  • Jeera:1 tsp.
  • Ghee:1/4 cup.
  • Bay leaves:5
  • cashew: 10
  • water:6 cups.
  • onion:1 medium sized.
  • salt:adjust to taste.


  • Wash rice and green gram .
  • cut the onion into long and thin pieces
  • Grind pepper roughly.
  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add ground pepper and then jeera,bay leaves,cashew nuts,onion.
  • Fry until the cashew turns into light golden brown.
  • Now add green gram,rice and fry for two minutes.
  • Now add water and salt and then pressure cook.
  • Now the pongal is ready.
  • coconut chutney or sambar is the good combination of pongal.

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