Khara pongal – a classic South Indian breakfast dish – a hearty porridge style dish to start your day on a healthy note.
1. Soaking the dal and rice speeds up the cooking.[br]2. Cooking times will vary depending on the stove temperature, volume of the pressure cooker etc. Use as a guide only.[br]3. Cook time also includes the approx. 10 minutes wait time to release the steam from the pressure cooker.[br]4. Pongal thickens a little on cooling. You can save leftovers in the refrigerator and re heat in a microwave or on stove top (add water if required to adjust consistency) just before serving.