Archive for the ‘Thai Pongal’ Category

Plain Pongal And Paruppu Masiyal

Serving: 2 |Type: Rice Ingredients: Long Grain Rice (Raw Rice) -½ cup Milk -¼cup Water -1 ¾ cups Salt -to taste   Method: Wash the rice keep it aside in a vessel. Take a pressure cooker with water and place the vessel inside the pressure cooker. Add the water and milk with rice. Cook for […]

Parangikai Pulikkai (Red Pumpkin Gravy)

Serving: 2 | Type: Side Dish Ingredients:   Red Pumpkin -1 cup (cubed) Onion -¼  cup (diced) Tomato -¼ cup (diced) Garlic -1 (crushed) Chili Powder -1tsp Coriander Powder -2tsp Tamarind -2tbsp (paste) Turmeric -¼tsp Salt -to taste Water -1 cup   Seasoning: Oil -2tsp Mustard -½tsp Urad Dhal -½tsp Red Chili -1 Fenugreek -¼tsp […]

Vazhakkai Poriyal (Raw Plantain or Banana Fry)

Serving: 2 |Type: Side Dish Ingredients: Vazhakkai -1 Salt -to taste Tamarind -1tsp paste Turmeric -1/4tsp Water -1 cup Seasoning: Oil -1tsp Mustard -1/2tsp Urad Dhal -1/2tsp Red Chili -1 Curry Leaves -few Asafotida -pinch(optional) Method: Peel the skin and cut the plantain into cubes. Boil the vegetable with water, salt, turmeric and tamarind for about 5 […]

Avaraikkai Poriyal (Broad Beans Fry)

Serving: 2 |Type: Side Dish Ingredients: Broad Beans -20 Salt -to taste Oil -1tsp Mustard -1/2tsp Urad Dhal -1/2tsp Red Chili -1 Curry Leaves -few Asafotida -pinch (optional) Method: Cut the vegetable like 1 inch pieces. Take the vessel with 1 cup of water, boil the vegetable with salt. Drain it and keep it aside. […]

Shakkaravalli Kizhangu Poriyal (Sweet Potato Fry)

Serving: 2 | Type: Side Dish Ingredients: Sweet Potato -1 Salt -to taste Oil -1tsp Mustard -1/2tsp Black Gram Dhal -1/2tsp Red Chili -1 Curry Leaves -few Method: Cut the sweet potato into round thin slices. If it is very big cut them into halves. Wash it, salt it and add ¼ cup of water, […]

Chakkarai Pongal (Brown Sugar Rice)

Serving:2 | Type: Special Sweet Rice Ingredients: Long grain rice (Raw Rice) -1/2 cup Mung Dhal (Green gram dhal) -2tsp Water -1 ½ cups Milk -1/4 cup Salt -pinch Light Brown Sugar -1/2 or 3/4 cup Cardamom powder -1/4tsp Edible camphor (Pachai Kalpooram) -pinch (optional) Saffron -1 string (optional) Seasoning: Ghee -2 or 3tbsp Cashew nut […]