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Andhra Style Pongal Recipe
Andhra style pongal is made with rice, moong dal and seasoned with green chillies, pepper powder, cumin powder, asafoetida, cashewnuts and curry leaves. Learn how to make andhra style pongal by following this easy recipe.
Andhra style Pongal recipe
- Raw rice - 1 cup
- Moong dal - 1/4 cup
- Whole black peppercorns - 4
- Cumin seeds - 10
- Grated ginger - 1 teaspoon
- Black pepper powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- Cumin seeds powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- Ghee - 3 tablespoons
- Curry leaves - 12
- Green chillies - 3 (cut into lengthwise)
- Roasted cashewnuts - 12
- Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
- Water - 6 cups
- Salt to taste
How to make andhra style pongal?
Dry roast the moong dal till the aroma comes out. Wash raw rice and moong dal and rinse completely. Pressure cook rice, moong dal, asafoetida, black peppercorns, cumin seeds with water and salt for up to 6 whistles. After 15 minutes, transfer the cooked rice into a bowl. Heat ghee in a small pan and add green chillies, curry leaves, pepper powder, cumin powder and cashewnuts. Pour into a serving bowl and mix well. Enjoy your delicious andhra style pongal. You can also cook in the rice cooker, or pan.
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