Serves 4

Rice 2 cups Moong dal 1/2 cup
Hing a small pinch Curry leaves
Cashews Pepper 1/2 t.spoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 t.spoon Ginger a small piece finely chopped
Ghee 1/2 t.spoon Salt 1 t.spoon


  1. Cook rice, moong dal and turmeric powder with extra water and keep it aside.
  2. Fry pepper, cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves, and ginger in 2 t.spoons ghee, and add this to the above pongal.
  3. Fry cashews in 1 t.spoon ghee and add to the above. Add salt and remaining ghee and mix everything well.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
Energy (Kcal) 247 Carotene (μg) 9.63
Protein (g) 7.55 Vitamin C (mg) 0.0
Carbohydrate (g) 47.86 Mg (mg) 82.76
Fat (g) 2.76 Na (mg) 3.4
Fibre (g) 0.3 K (mg) 143.75
Minerals (g) 0.87 Mn (mg) 0.563
Calcium (mg) 17.13 Zn (mg) 1.37
Phosphorus (mg) 153.88 Cr (mg) 0.012
Iron (mg) 1.17