Samai keerai pongal | Little Millet Greens Pongal -How to make-Step by step photos


Samai keerai pongal


Cuisine Style: Ancient Tamil Nadu | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | To Serve: 2 | Type: Breakfast, dinner, Weight loss & Easy diabetic recipes

Ingredients

  • Samai arisi[Little Millet, Samak Rice] – 1 ½ cup
  • Moong dal – ½ cup
  • Arai keerai [Greens, Amaranthus Tristis] – 1 cup [washed, plucked & chopped]
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water - 6 to 7 cups [open pan] 3 ¼ cups for pressure cooker

For seasoning [Ingredients]

  • Ginger – 1 tbsp [chopped & mashed]
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Peppercorns - 7
  • Cashew nuts – 10
  • Green chilli – 1 [finely chopped]
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Ghee – 3 tbsp

Preparation

  • Dry roast samai arisi, wash and soak for 10 min. Dry roast moong dal.
  • Heat pan, add moong dal, water & ghee, cover it & cook for 5 min.
  • Then add soaked samai arisi cook till soft.
  • Heat another pan add ghee, chopped arai keerai, turmeric powder & salt sauté gently. Then add water cook till soft [apr. 4 min].
  • For seasoning: - Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, pepper corns, ginger, green chili, cashews & curry leaves sauté then cut off heat.
  • Add cooked arai keerai & seasoned ingredients in to samai moong dal mixture.
  • Add salt & ghee mix well then serve hot with chutney or pickle.

How To Make Samai keerai pongal - Step by Step Photos

Add dry roasted green moong dal, ghee cook for 5 minAdd dry roasted green moong dal, ghee cook for 5 min

Add samai arisi cook till softAdd samai arisi cook till soft

Heat ghee in a pan add arai keerai saute till softHeat ghee in a pan add arai keerai saute till soft

Heat ghee add seasoned ingredients saute.Heat ghee add seasoned ingredients saute.

Perfectly cooked samai moong dal mixturePerfectly cooked samai moong dal mixture

Add seasoned ingredients and sauted arai keeraiAdd seasoned ingredients and arai keerai

Add salt to samai keerai pongalAdd salt to samai keerai pongal

Add gheeAdd ghee to samai keerai pongal

Little millet greens pongal is ready. Serve hot with coconut chutneyLittle millet greens pongal is ready serve hot with coconut chutney


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