Salt to taste
Roasted Cumin powder-1/2tsp
Crushed pepper powder-1/2tsp
Dry red chilli-1
1.Wash and soak moongdal and rice for 15minutes.
2. Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker,add mustard, cumin,cinnamon stick,peppercorns,hing and methi
seeds.When the began to splutter add dry red chilli,green chilli,ginger,curry leaves and turmeric,saute for
2minutes then add soaked rice and dal mix well with spices add 4-cups of water and salt to taste.
3.Now add copra,coriander,roasted cumin powder and pepper powder,close the cooker lid and allow for
2-3whistles.Khara pongal is ready to serve.
4.Serve hot with coconut chutney and Sweet pongal.