July 11, 2014

Kudhiraivali Kaara Pongal ( Barnyard millet pongal)



Barnyard millet pongal , prepared in  Karnataka style is rich in minerals, low in carbohydrate and gluten free.  Best suited for health conscious and diabetic people...

 

  

See the recipes of Pongal's side dish Gothsu and Coconut Chutney


Ingredients:

Kudhiraivali - 1 cup 

Moong dal - 1/4 cup

Finely chopped ginger 1 tbspn

Green chilli (slit) - 2

Curry leaves - 1 sprig,  

Pepper corns- 1 tbspn

Cumin seeds - 1tbspn, 

 Cashews - 10 to 12,  

Grated Coconut - 2 tbspn

Asafoetida - 1/4 tspn,  

Ghee - 2 to 3 tbspns,  

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tspn

 

Method:

Pressure cook Moong dal with turmeric powder and water.

In a kadai add 3 cups of water and when it starts boiling add kudhiraivali.  

Stir in between so that no lumps are formed.It gets cooked in 10 minutes. Now add Moong Dal and required salt and mix well. 

In a separate kadai add ghee and when the ghee melts add cashews, curry leaves, ginger, pepper corns, cumin, slit green chilli, asafoetida, grated coconut and saute for few seconds. 

Add this mixture to the pongal. 

Serve hot with gothsu or chutney of your choice. 



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  1. Good and healthy breakfast... like your blogs.. keep up the good.. sorry food work!

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    1. Thanks a Lot for your feedback!!

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    2. Prem your wife can also share her cup cakes recipes in our fb page but only egg less

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  2. Amma thanks a lot for Patience and bringing back the "Good" and Healthy Food

    One suggestion

    When you give the Ingredients detail - Make it one item in each line, with Item Name followed by Qty, for readability as below and even follow the same for Method.

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    Ingredients:

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    Kudhiraivali 1 cup

    Moong dal 1/4 cup

    Finely chopped ginger 1/4 cup



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  3. Please provide the diet for Losing the Belly

    Thanks

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  4. Replace white rice with Little Millets and whole wheat. For further queries contact me on Yasodharai karunagaran on Facebook.

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    1. The recipe does not have any white rice and it is done only with the barnyard millet...

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