Ven Pongal

STEP 1

Dry roast the dal in a pressure cooker until it is slightly fragrant.

STEP 2

Add the rice in the pressure cooker and wash the dal and rice.

STEP 3

Add 4 cups of water, ginger and salt, and pressure cook till done.

STEP 4

Remove the pressure cooker from heat and let the pressure release.

STEP 5

Slightly mash it with the back of a ladle until it is slightly mushy. Serve it with ghee.

Tempering enhances the look and taste of this recipe and makes it very appetizing.  To know in more see my detailed recipe