Sunday, August 3, 2014

Manja Pongal

Manja Pongal is the delicious Prasadham / Neivedhyam in all auspicious seasons to offer deity.

Raw rice – 500g
Tuvar dal – 50g
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
Salt to taste

Ghee – 5 tbsp

Method of Preparation 

1.  Wash the rice and toor dal well and soak both for 15 minutes.

2.  In a pressure cooker, add drained rice, toor dal, turmeric powder and water.

3. Close the cooker, open it after 4 whistles. Temper the cumin seeds in ghee and
   put it over the Manja Pongal.

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