Monday, July 02, 2007

RAVA PONGAL & ROASTED BENGAL GRAM CHUTNEY

It is really a perfect for evening light Tiffin (break-fast).... again very easy to prepare.



INGREDIENTS:

Fine Rava - 1 cup

Moong dhal - 1/4 cup

Jeera& Pepper coarsely powdered -1tsp

Fried Cashew-few

Ginger -1/4inch

Curry leaves - few

Hing - a pinch

Ghee+oil- 3tsp

Water - 1 and half cup(if you need later add another 1/2 cup)

Salt - As per taste

METHOD:

Roast the rava, keep aside.

Roast dhal in dry pan and soak for 30minutes. Boil the dhal for 1 whistle and strain the water.Let it cool(roasting the dhal will enhance the flavour...my personal experience).


Temper the coarsely powdered Jeera&Pepper ,Curry leaves, Ginger,Hing,finally the roasted rava.

Now add hot water, boiled dhal&salt..

Mix well, as such no lumps are formed & close the pan.

Don't wait for whistle, simmer the gas & off the sove after 8mts.

Finally add little ghee and fried cashew...Serve hot...


ROASTED BENGAL GRAM CHUTNEY:






INGREDIENTS:

Roasted Bengal gram - 1/2cup

Fresh coconut - 1/4cup

Green chilly - 1 big

Salt- as per taste.

SEASIONING:

Curry leaves - few.
Hing - a pinch
broken urad dhal - few
Mustard - few



Method:


Grind all the three ingredients,add salt & little water.Seasion with mustard, hing, curry leaves, broken urad dhal.

Enjoy the recipe with your family...:))))

28 comments:

priar's, said...

Hi usha,
waiting for ur post....hmmmmmmmmmm
Yummy pongal !!!

priar's, said...

Hi usha,
waiting for ur post....hmmmmmmmmmm
Yummy pongal !!!

USHA said...

Thanks Ramya for your timely and first comment....Do try ...hope you will like it.

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Rava pongal is looking great..... Love it.....Nice breakfast in weekends right!...

USHA said...

Hi Sukanya,

Thanks alot..yep!!it goes well as rich and light breakfast...

Vcuisine said...

Both are my favorite too Usha. Nice post. Viji

USHA said...

Hi Viji,,

Thanks....Now i found your favourite list:)))

Bharathy said...

I too make the pongal exactly as you make,Usha...but I havent used hing to pongal...this is my husbands favourite...but he insists it to be piping hot when served with pottukkadalai chutney...

Asha said...

Sounds like a great combo to me! Thanks girl:))

Suma Gandlur said...

Great pongal. I too prepare rava pongal and love it.

marriedtoadesi.com said...

Very nice recipe Usha. This is definitely bookmarked for my S.Indian repertoire!

Kanchana

Anjali said...

Usha that spells comfort. I too make it but as a slurpy one.

just for fun said...

Good Combo Usha, never tried pongal with rava. Nice :)

USHA said...

Hi Bharthy,

Nice to see you again here....Actually Hing is used for halthy purpose,,,so its optional..If you wish you can use or omit,do try and let me know.

USHA said...

Hi Ashaji,
Thanks alot.Happy you liked it.

Hi Anjali,

Thanks dear.....

USHA said...

Hi Suma,

Nice to see you here...Oh is it...I think for light tiffin,,,it is perfect one.

Hi Kanchana,

Nice to see you here.Yeah its my pleasure...do try and i'm sure you&family will sure enjoy the recipe.Do visit again....

USHA said...

Hi Just for fun,

Nice to see you here...Oh is it....Actually its very easy....do try and let me know.

Rashmi said...

I haven't tried this version.Will try it.
Thanks for the recipe.

Prema Sundar said...

Have never tasted rava pongal Usha.. Iam sure it would make a lovely evening snack . thanks for the recipe.

Srivalli said...

Rava pongal is looking great..good recipe ..thanks for sharing..

Srivalli
www.cooking4allseasons.blogspot.com

USHA said...

Hi Rashmi,

Nice to see you here..Do try and let me know.

Hi Prema,

Yep.....its a good and perfect for light tiffin.Please do try a nd enjoy the recipe...

USHA said...

Hi Srivalli,

Nice to see you here for the first time...Hmm...visited your blog and enjoyed your wonderful collection of recipes..

Do visit again..Thanks.

DEEPA said...

rava pongal looks awesome and the chutney yummy one too .....

USHA said...

Hi Deepa,
Thanks alot..do try and let me know.

Taste of Mysore said...

Hi Usha,
rava pongal is new to me. and it looks yummy too...

USHA said...

Hi Taste of Mysore,

Thanks alot...do try and let me know.

Anu said...

Rava pongal and chutney looks delicious.

I am Anu from My Scrawls. I have posted my version of Kadalai paruppu chutney in my blog. Do visit my blog in ur free time. Would be happy to receive your comments :)

shanthi selvaraj said...

am Shanthi was looking out for this receipe for amma..... hope she ll be happy for me finding out... thank u