Recipe: Brown Rice Pongal

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Brown Rice Pongal

South indian, Mains

Brown rice
168 calories/serving
30 mins
Consisting of brown rice and yellow mung beans, brownrice pongal is rich in fiber and protein, making for a great grab, snack or your main dish at a meal.

Recipe by:

Shilpa Shetty Kundra


1. In a pressure cooker, add 1 tbsp ghee. roast 1 cup daawat brown basmati rice, 1/2 cup moong dal / yellow split gram, 3 cups water, salt as per taste. pressure cook for 4 whistles.

2. Add little water and mix to smooth consistency.

For tempering

3. In a small pan, add 1/2 tsp ghee, 7 to 8 cashew nuts, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 7-10 black peppercorns, 1 tsp finely chopped ginger, 2 finely chopped green chillies, 8-10 curry leaves. mix well. cook for a minute.

4. Pour this tempering to the dal-rice mixture.

5. Brown rice pongal is ready.

By Shilpa Shetty Kundra