Pongal is a commonly prepared breakfast in South india which is usually made using raw rice and moong dhal . Sauting the pongal with homemade ghee gives pongal an extraordinary flavour and taste. variety of millets are available in market. I have chosen little millet for making pongal . It is rich in fibre, zinc , iron , vitamin B and potassium. Little millet can be used in pongal and kheer in place of rice. Millet pongal is an easy dish which involves just pressure cooking and sauting . Tastes so yummy with coconut chutney. Try this millet pongal for breakfast and stay healthy. So lets get started with the cooking of little millet pongal in pressure cooker.
⏲ PREP TIME : 10 minutes
⏲ COOK TIME : 15 minutes
🥗 CUISINE : Indian
🥘 COURSE : Breakfast
🍴 YIELD : 4 servings
INGREDIENTS REQUIRED :
Little millet – 1& 1/2 cup
Moong dhal – 1/2 cup
Pepper – 2 tsp
Cumin – 1 tsp
Ghee – 3 tbsp
Sprig of curry leaves
Cashews as required
Ginger – 1 inch
Water – 5 cups
Wash and Soak millets and moong dhal together for 20 minutes.
In a pressure cooker add soaked millets and moong dhal , 5 cups water and salt.
Pressure cook it for 3 to 4 whistles .
Heat ghee in a pan, saute cumin, pepper, ginger curry leaves and cashews.
Add the sauteed items to cooker.
Can add half a cup of water and mix them well .
Millet pongal is ready to serve .
Serve pongal with coconut chutney.