Friday, April 3, 2020

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM 1 comment
Earlier I used to keep an inner vessel in Pressure Cooker, and cook for pongals.
recently I have found out a very very easy fail proof method....
Nothing sticks to the cooker....
Nothing oozes out of the Cooker....
Similar way, we can cook for dhals too.

                                                         Ven Pongal & Chakkarai Pongal 

Here is the easy, quick way. After cooking the rice and dhal this way, you can proceed to make which ever pongal you want to.


Soak the rice and dhal in hot water, for minimum 30 minutes, measurement is Rice - 1 cup; Moong dhal - 1/4 cup; Water - 4 cups(11/4x3=33/4 +1/4 cup)

Keep it on stove, let it come to a boil.

Immediately, flames to the lowest, put the weight on

Set your timer for 10 minutes. 2 whistles might come.

Switch off, let the pressure release by itself, taking its time, then open, this is how it will look

See! Nothing sticking to the bottom! Nothing burnt!

Add milk and hot water to the required consistency, mashing the rice-dhal mixture nicely.

Thats it!

Make pongal the simplest way, and enjoy!!!

For dhal fry, or any other dhal too, you can cook the same way!

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