Rice Recipe

Rice Recipe

Find delicious rice recipe for Pongal.


Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 25-30 minutes
Total Serving : 4
Ingredients For Rice 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- (optional, if you like the colour) :     half tsp
  • Clarified Butter or liquified Ghee- :     four tbsp
  • Curry Leaves- :     10 no (optional)
  • Salt- to taste :    

Preparation Method for Rice Recipe :

  • Heat Kadai. Dry roast rice and moong dal till they turn hot to touch.
  • Transfer the rice and dal to a container and wash three times in fresh water.
  • Add water four times the quantity of rice and dal and add salt.
  • Pressure cook for four whistles.
  • In a kadai dry roast cummin seeds and pepper for 2 minutes and powder coarsely.
  • Chop the ginger finely and keep aside.
  • Add one table spoon of ghee in the kadai and roast the cashew nuts (halved) till they turn light brown.
  • Add ginger, powdered cummin seeds, hing powder, turmeric powder and curry leaves and roast for a minute.
  • Take out the cooked rice and dal mix and mash well using a masher.
  • Add all the prepared ingredients and mix well with remaining ghee.
  • Rice Pongal is ready and can be served with coconut chutney.