Kuthiraivali pongal | Barnyard millet pongal-How to make step by step photos & video


Kuthiraivali pongal


Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu, south india | Preparation & Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Type: Breakfast & dinner recipe, diabetic special

It is rich in fibre and iron, gluten free whole grain. Its has low glysimic index and low in calories. Moong dal and kuthiraivali/Barnyard millet blend well and gives the tastiest pongal. The texture of this pongal is so good.

Ingredients

  • Kuthiraivali [Barnyard millet,jhangora] – 1 cup
  • Moong dal- ¼ cup
  • Cashew nuts - 5
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Peppercorn – 1 tbsp
  • Crushed peppercorns -1 tbsp [freshly ground]
  • Ginger – 1 inch [chopped, mashed]
  • Green chilli– 1 tbsp [chopped, mashed]
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Ghee – 3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water – 6 cups

Method

  • Dry roast moong dal & barnyard millet.
  • Heat wide pan, add 3cups of water and 1 tbsp ghee. Then add moong dal cook till soft.
  • Then add 3 cups of water let it boil
  • Add barnyard millet & 1 tbsp ghee cook till soft.
  • Then add salt mix well
  • For pressure cooker method:- Pressure cook moong dal and Kuthiraivali rice with 4 cups of water and 1 tbsp ghee for 4 whistles.
  • For seasoning:- Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, pepper corns, ginger, green chilli, cashew nuts and curry leaves sauté gently then cut off heat.
  • Add seasoned ingredients to the cooked Kuthiraivali mixture mix well.
  • Finally add crushed peppercorns & ghee mix well.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney or sambar.

How to make kuthiraivali khara pongal/Barnyard millet pongal video

How to make Kuthiraivali pongal / Barnyard millet ven pongal- With photos

Heat pan, add barnyard milletHeat pan, add barnyard millet

Roast barnyard millet till you get nice aromaRoast barnyard millet till you get nice aroma

Transfer roasted barnyard millet to a bowlTransfer roasted barnyard millet to a bowl

Add water, wash 2 timesAdd water, wash 2 times

Heat pan, add moong dalHeat pan, add moong dal

Dry roast till you get nice aromaDry roast till you get nice aroma

Add 3 cups of waterAdd 3 cups of water

Add gheeAdd ghee

Mix well, let it boil till soft Mix well

Perfectly cooked moong dal ready, add 3 cups of water again & let it boilPerfectly cooked moong dal ready, add 3 cups of water again & let it boil

Add barnyard milletAdd barnyard millet

Add gheeAdd ghee

Mix wellMix well

Cover lid cook till soft[Apr 10 min]Cover lid cook till soft[Apr 10 min]

Add saltAdd salt

Mix well, cover lid cook for another 3 minMix well

Perfect textured barnyard millet readyPerfect textured barnyard millet ready

For seasoning:-Add 2 tbsp gheeFor seasoning:-Add 2 tbsp ghee

Add cashews, fry till light brownAdd cashews, fry till light brown

Now its ready, tranfer to a plateNow its ready, tranfer to a plate

In the same pan, add cumin seedsIn the same pan, add cumin seeds

Add peppercornsAdd peppercorns

add curry leavesadd curry leaves

Add ginger & green chilliAdd ginger & green chilli

Fry for a minFry for a min

Add seasoned ingredientsAdd seasoned ingredients

add cashewsadd cashews

Add crushed peppercornsAdd crushed peppercorns

Healthy & delicicous barnyad millet pongal readyHealthy & delicicous barnyad millet pongal ready

Serve hot with chutneyServe hot with chutney

Barnyard millet ven pongal / Kuthiraivali pongal is ready serve hot with pickle, chutney or chips
Barnyard millet ven pongal / Kuthiraivali pongal is ready serve hot with pickle, chutney or chips


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