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Yummy Food Traditional Ven-Pongal Nigerian Dish

Easy Delicious Traditional Ven-Pongal must be our favorite nigerian cuisine. Its easy to make Traditional Ven-Pongal.

Traditional Ven-Pongal

So Yummy Traditional Ven-Pongal Nigerian Food

You can simply cook Traditional Ven-Pongal in 15 ingredients and only 7 steps. Here is cooking guidance how you can easily do that.


1 It’s of Pongal.
2 Prepare 1 cup of Rice.
3 Approximately 1/2 cup of Slit and dehusked green lentil.
4 You need 10-12 of Black pepper corns.
5 It’s 1 teaspoon of Cumin seeds.
6 Approximately 1/4 teaspoon of Aesafoetida.
7 It’s 1 inch of piece of ginger crushed.
8 It’s 2 tablespoons of oil.
9 You need 2 tablespoons of ghee.
10 Take To taste of Salt.
11 It’s 1/2 teaspoon of Turmeric powder.
12 About of Tempering.
13 It’s 1 tablespoon of Ghee.
14 Take 2 of Dry red chillies.
15 You need Pinch of black pepper and cumin powder.
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Cooking Instructions

Step 1 Roast for few seconds rice and lentil separately and wash and keep aside..
Step 2 In a pressure cooker pan, add ghee and oil and add freshly crushed pepper and cumin seeds along with asafoetida and crushed ginger.
Step 3 Add rice and lentil and fry..
Step 4 Add turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt and fry for 2 minutes..
Step 5 Add water and let it come to a boil. Put the lid and let cook till 2 whistles..
Step 6 Open lid once the cooker cools normally..
Step 7 Add tempering and serve hot with chutney or sambar or just as it is. It taste delicious any which way..