Pongal
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A delicacy with rice and lentils that serves as the traditional festive meal for the Tamil harvest festival.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 10 mins 20 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. Boil the rice and lentils together until they are soft and mushy.
2. In a deep pan, heat the ghee and add all the other ingredients to it. Stir fry for a minute.
3. Add the boiled rice and lentils into the deep pan, mix well and garnish with a few fried cashew nuts and curry leaves.
4. Serve hot with coconut chutney.
Nutrition summary
There are 296 calories in 1 serving of Pongal.
Calorie split: 10% fat, 76% carbs, 14% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
296
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
3.24g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.963g
10%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.269g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.3g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
1105mg
48%
Total Carbohydrate
55.47g
20%
Dietary Fiber
8.4g
30%
Sugars
0.81g
Protein
10.27g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
44mg
3%
Iron
5.11mg
28%
Potassium
312mg
7%
Vitamin A
1mcg
0%
Vitamin C
1.4mg
2%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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