Ven Pongal / Khara Pongal (Rice based dish from South India)

‘Ven Pongal’ or ‘Khara Pongal’ is a rice-based preparation that can be served as breakfast, lunch or dinner, accompanied with Sambar, Coconut Chutney and/or Vada. It’s a simple dish with rice and husked and split moong dal. This dish specially prepared at the time of ‘Pongal’ festival across South India with harvest of new rice.… Continue reading Ven Pongal / Khara Pongal (Rice based dish from South India)

Dalia Khichri (Broken Wheat Khichri)

‘Dalia’ or broken wheat is one of the popular food grains of India. And it is healthy and easy to cook too. I have shared few recipes with ‘dalia’ like ‘Dalia Upma’ and ‘Veg Pulao with Dalia’. Today I’m sharing another recipe with ‘dalia’ and vegetables. Here I have used only carrot and beans but… Continue reading Dalia Khichri (Broken Wheat Khichri)