Katte Pongali is my husband’s favorite dish. We make it very often during festivals as nivadyam. Yesterday for no special reason we wanted to make katte pongali. Without pondering much we made it. It came out very well. We enjoyed ours with groundnut chutney and mukkala pulusu. So here is the recipe.
Rice – 1 cup
Pessara pappu/moong dal- 1 cup
water – 4 cups
Ginger – small piece
green chillies -5
Black pepper – seeds or powder – 4 or 1/4 tsp
coriander – to garnish.
Ghee- is optional
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
methi powder – a pinch
hing – a pinch
Sanagapappu/chana dal – 1 tsp
Minnapappu/urad dal – 1tsp
1. pressure cook rice,moong dal and green chillies.
2. Once the rice is ready then in a pan add 1 tsp oil, mustard seeds,Mustard seeds,methi powder, hing, chanadal, urad dal.
3. Now add the seasoning and 1 tsp salt to the rice and mix well.
4. Garnish with coriander and server with ground nut chutney or sambar.