Dalia Pongal Recipe

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Dalia Pongal
How to make Daliya Pongal
  • Chef: Harini
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Pongal is a famous tiffin item in South India. This Dalia Pongal recipe uses wheat rava and green gram (dal) pressure cooked with appropriate seasonings.

Ingredients of Dalia Pongal

  • 1 cup wheat rava
  • 1/2 cup split green gram dal
  • 1 tsp pepper corns
  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp cashew nuts
  • 2 Tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp ginger (chopped finely)
  • 1/4 tsp of asafoetida (heeng)
  • Turmeric powder
  • Curry leaves (handful)
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Dalia Pongal

  • 1.Wash and clean wheat rava and dal.
  • 2.Pressure cook wheat rava and green gram in separate vessels. 3 cups water will be required for wheat rava and 1 cup water for green gram to pressure cook.
  • 3.While cooking dal add a drop of ghee, pinch of turmeric powder and asafoetida.
  • 4.Heat a kadai (wok) and add 1 Tbsp ghee and saute the cashews till light brown.
  • 5.Transfer it to a bowl.
  • 6.Add curry leves, cumin seeds, peppercorns and ginger and saute in the same kadai.
  • 7.Add the cooked wheat rava, dal and salt to the kadai and mix well.
  • 8.Finally add cashews and rest of the ghee. Tasty and healthy pongal is ready.
  • 9.Serve hot with chutney.