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Ulundu Pongal Recipe



  • Ponni Raw Rice - 2 Cups
  • Urad Dhal -1/2 cup
  • Cashew-20 broken to small pcs
  • Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
  • Ghee-3 tbs
  • Black pepper-2 tbs
  • Water-6 cups



  • Mix rice and dhal, wash it and filter the water.
  • Allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes.
  • Bring water to boil. Add salt.
  • Add the rice and cook on medium flame until the rice has absorbed 90% of water.
  • Heat ghee in a separate pan, add cashew. When it is golden brown add pepper. When it splutters add cumin and curry leaves.
  • Add it to the rice, cover and cook on low flame for 5 more minutes.
  • Serve hot after 10 minutes with sambar and chutney.