Puli Pongal / புளி பொங்கல்



Ingredients

Raw rice granules ( Kurunai)   : 1 cup
Tamarind water                         : 3 1/4 - 3 1/2 cups 
Red chilly                                  : 7 - 8
Currry leaves             
Salt
Asafoetida
Mustard seeds 
Chana dal
Gingelly oil
Turmeric powder

Method

Heat  3 tbsps gingelly oil in a thick bottomed pan / kadai , splutter mustard seeds,
Add curry leaves,broken red chillies,asafoetida ,2 tsp chana dal  and fry.
Add tamarind water, turmeric powder,salt and allow it to boil.
Now reduce the fame,slowly add the rice and keep stirring.
Cover it with a lid, cook on low flame till the rice is cooked.
Once done remove from flame.
Serve hot.


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