Ven Pongal In Electric Rice Cooker

Ven Pongal In Electric Rice Cooker

Ven Pongal In Electric Rice Cooker

Ven Pongal is a very yummy and traditional South Indian Pongal variety made with rice and moong dal. It is a staple food in many South Indian households. Here I have cooked the ven pongal in electric rice cooker . Check out this delicious ven pongal recipe below.


Raw rice-1 cup
Green gram dhal-1/2 cup
Green chillies-3 nos chopped
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Peppercorns-1 tsp
Ginger-1 inch piece
Curry leaves few
Asafoetida-1/4 tsp
Salt-to taste
Ghee-2 tbsps


1.Dry roast the green gram dal, wash it and set aside.
2.In a electric rice cooker container add rice, roasted dal,1 tbsp ghee, salt,6 cups of water and switch to Cook Mode.Keep stirring occasionally.Once the pongal is cooked the mode will come to Keep Warm mode. Now mash the pongal well.
3.In a small kadai heat ghee and add cumin seeds, peppercorns, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves , asafoetida fry for few seconds, then add cashews saute until its golden brown colour.
4.Now add it to the rice and dal mixture mix well.Check for salt.
5.Serve hot with coconut chutney or tomato chutney.

Preparation time-25 mins


✍️If you are using pressure cooker add the rice and dhal with 3 1/2 cups of water and cook for 3 whistles and mash it well,then do the tempering garnish and serve hot.

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