Pongal Recipes

Mixed Vegetable Sambar Recipe

Mixed Vegetable Sambar Recipe

Friday, 16 June 2017 10:13

The Mixed Vegetable Sambar recipe is a simple and quick method of making sambar in a single pot. The most important ingredient of making the sambar is the homemade sambar powder and every home and every kitchen in south india has a unique...
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Milagu Ven Pongal Recipe Made With Figaro Olive Oil

Milagu Ven Pongal Recipe Made With Figaro Olive Oil

Sunday, 14 May 2017 12:15

Milagu Ven Pongal is a dish that is made during the festival of Pongal. But did you know that, it’s a staple breakfast and tiffin dish of southern india? Pongal is a dish made from rice and dal and topped with a tadka of ghee, ginger and crushed...
Pudina Khara Pongal Recipe (Rice and Lentils Cooked With Mint Leaves & Mild Spices)

Pudina Khara Pongal Recipe (Rice and Lentils Cooked With Mint Leaves & Mild Spices)

Friday, 14 April 2017 15:10

Pudina Khara Pongal Recipe is a delicious savoury rice and lentil dish popular as a breakfast item in South India. We have created a wonderful twist to the traditional recipe by flavouring traditional pongal recipe with the Pudina leaves. Pudina...
Published in Rice

Plan a South Indian Style Breakfast Meal Plate With Ven Pongal And Chutney

Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Getting up in the morning and enjoying a plate filled with hot creamy Pongal with a hot cup of coffee is something everybody would look for. So this week we have created you a South Indian Style typical breakfast plate that everybody would crave to...
Published in Everyday Meal Plates

Traditional Pongal Sapad on Banana Leaf With Recipes

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 14:49

Pongal being a popular Harvest festival for all the South Indians, It has left us filled with all the rich and everlasting taste of all the festival food being prepared on this auspicious occasion. I will be taking you through the preparation of...
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Varagu Arisi Pongal Recipe (Kodo Millet Pongal)

Varagu Arisi Pongal Recipe (Kodo Millet Pongal)

Saturday, 29 October 2016 00:12

'Varagu Arisi' or Kodo Millet is a nutritional grain with high amounts of fibre and antioxidants. It is fast becoming a substitute for wheat as it is also gluten free. The Varagu Arisi Pongal is wholesome with the right balance of lentils and...
Published in Rice
Sweet Pongal With Thai Jasmine Rice And Palm Sugar Recipe

Sweet Pongal With Thai Jasmine Rice And Palm Sugar Recipe

Saturday, 10 September 2016 00:38

What happens if a festival falls on a busy working day and you do not want to skip some good food? Try this easier and healthier version of sweet Pongal. Cook Thai brown jasmine rice along with yellow moong dhal, cardamom, powdered palm sugar,...
Sakkare Millet Pongal Recipe

Sakkare Millet Pongal Recipe

Sunday, 10 July 2016 00:39

Sakkare Pongal is a sweet pongal that is usually made using rice, moong dal and jaggery. Making it with millet not only makes it healthy but, also the sweetness in millet compliments the dish. Millet is easy to cook and the small grains brings the...
Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe

Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe

Monday, 04 July 2016 00:03

Incorporating millets in our diet is very important and Foxtail Millet Pongal Recipe is an effort at this. I try to include different types of millets in my breakfast dishes. Also healthy, they make the dish tasty too. For all health conscious...
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Oats And Spinach Pongal Recipe

Oats And Spinach Pongal Recipe

Saturday, 02 July 2016 00:35

Wondering what to cook for breakfast everyday? Try this Pongal or khichdi which is healthy and loaded with nutrients needs to kick-start your day. This Pongal is made with oats instead of rice and no one will even be able to figure out that oats...
Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal Recipe (Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal)

Barnyard Millet Sweet Pongal Recipe (Kuthiraivali Sakkarai Pongal)

Sunday, 14 February 2016 00:01

Kuthiraivali also known as the Barnyard millet is a wholesome grain that can be used to make a variety of dishes. It makes a great substitute for rice as well. Sweet pongal when made from the barnyard millet gets cooked easily and tastes delicious...
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18 Essential Pongal (Sankranti) Recipes From Across India

Monday, 11 January 2016 00:00

Kicking off the festivities for the new year is the auspicious occasion of Pongal, Sankranti or Makar-Sankranti. Essentially a harvest festival, it's celebrated in regions across the length and breadth of the country, as the day of the passing of...
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Bajri-Til Bhakri Recipe (Sesame Crusted Bajra Flatbread)

Bajri-Til Bhakri Recipe (Sesame Crusted Bajra Flatbread)

Friday, 08 January 2016 00:48

Bajri-Til Bhakri (Sesame Crusted Bajra flatbread) is a crusted flatbread with healthy sesame seeds in it. It is one of the oldest and most widely consumed millets in rural India. The key ingredient Bajra is a nutritious grain which is a great...
Bhogichi Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry)

Bhogichi Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry)

Friday, 08 January 2016 00:01

'Bhogichi Bhaji' is a traditional winter recipe cooked all across Maharashtra on the day of 'Bhogi' which is a day prior to 'Makar Sankranti.' This dish celebrates the seasonal bounty of winter vegetables along with groundnuts and sesame seeds...
Thengai Poli Recipe

Thengai Poli Recipe

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 00:58

Thengai Poli is a classic sweet Indian flatbread stuffed with a filling of coconut and jaggery. Also known as Obbattu in Karnataka, this recipe makes it a little more wholesome and healthy by replacing some of the maida with whole wheat. While this...
South Indian Poli Recipe with Coconut (Obbattu/Bobbattu)

South Indian Poli Recipe with Coconut (Obbattu/Bobbattu)

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 18:15

The South Indian Poli Recipe is a very traditional recipe that is made with a combination of lentils, spices and coconut. The addition of coconut along with cardamon in the filling gives the poli a rich and delicious taste. The Poli is most often...
Oats Sakkarai Pongal Recipe

Oats Sakkarai Pongal Recipe

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 12:17

The Oats Sakkarai Pongal Recipe is a simple, wholesome and full of flavor dish that is very quick and easy to make. I created this recipe as part of my Saffola FitFoodie, collaboration. Surprisingly, the addition of oats did not change the...
Oats Ven Pongal Recipe

Oats Ven Pongal Recipe

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:48

The Oats Ven Pongal Recipe is a simple, wholesome and full of flavor dish that is very quick and easy to make. The Oats Pongal is made very similar to the Traditional Rice Ven Pongal, except that the cooking time is reduced. I created this...
Medu Vada Recipe in Sambar (Non Fried Fritters in Tangy Lentil Curry)

Medu Vada Recipe in Sambar (Non Fried Fritters in Tangy Lentil Curry)

Monday, 21 October 2013 15:59

The Non Fried Medu Vada Recipe is a simple healthy and nutritious recipe of the urad dal vada.  In this recipe, I have made the Vada’s healthy by using the Kuzhi Paniyaram pan as opposed to the traditional method of deep frying the...
Paal Payasam Recipe (Rice Kheer/Pudding)

Paal Payasam Recipe (Rice Kheer/Pudding)

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 12:54

Paal Payasam or Rice Kheer is one of those traditional, classic festive recipes made during celebrations across India. In South India, it is usually made for the occasion of Pongal, the celebration of harvest and bounty. Paal Payasam is a rich rice...

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