Rice Pongal Recipe: How to Make Rice Pongal

Rice Pongal Recipe – Pongal Dishes: Today we are here to share with you the most popular Pongal Recipe which is Rice Pongal. We have already shared Ven Pongal Recipe and Rava Pongal Recipe which are also the most popular ones. A recipe is the most important part of cooking because if you do not know the Dish Ingredients so how could you make food. Recipe helps to make dishes beautiful, Tasty, and Yummy.

There are many people are who do not know how to make Pongal dish so they search the recipe of Pongal dishes on the internet.  So here we have shared the best collection of Yummy Pongal Recipe Dishes. On this occasion all Tamil people making tasty dishes for celebrating Pongal festival. So you can select any recipe which we are sharing on our website and can make it in your home on Pongal Days.

Rice Pongal Recipe - How to make Rice Pongal
Rice Pongal Recipe – How to make Rice Pongal

Ingredients of Rice Pongal Recipe:

  • Raw Rice -300 gms
  • Moong Dal (yellow or green) 100 gms
  • Hing powder -Half tsp
  • Cummin Seeds- one or two tsp
  • Black pepper- 10 to 12
  • Cashew nuts-10 no
  • Ginger- 1 inch piece
  • Turmeric powder- half tsp (optional, if you like the colour)
  • Clarified Butter or liquified Ghee- four tbsp
  • Curry Leaves- 10 no (optional)
  • Salt- to taste

How to make Rice Pongal?

Step 1

Heat Kadai. Dry roast rice and moong dal till they turn hot to touch.

Step 2

Transfer the rice and dal to a container and wash three times in fresh water.

Step 3

Add water four times the quantity of rice and dal and add salt.

Step 4

Pressure cook for four whistles.

Step 5

In a kadai dry roast cumin seeds and pepper for 2 minutes and powder coarsely.

Step 6

Chop the ginger finely and keep aside.

Step 7

Add one table spoon of ghee in the kadai and roast the cashew nuts (halved) till they turn light brown.

Step 8

Add ginger, powdered cumin seeds, hing powder, and turmeric powder and curry leaves and roast for a minute.

Step 9

Take out the cooked rice and dal mix and mash well using a masher.

Step 10

Add all the prepared ingredients and mix well with remaining ghee.

Step 11

Rice Pongal is ready and can be served with coconut chutney.

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