SIISTI Little Millet Pongal / Samai Pongal Recipe
Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook time: 20 mins | Serves: 2
|Little Millet Flakes / Samai Aval - 250 GMs - Rs. 70/-|
IngredientsSamai / Little millet - 1/2 cup
Moong dal / Payatham paruppu - 2 tblsp
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece, crushed
Turmeric - 1/8 tsp
Ghee - As needed
To temperGhee - 2 tsp
Pepper (Black whole pepper) - 1 tsp
Jeera - 3/4 tsp
Green chilli - 1
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Asafoetida/ Hing - A pinch
- Heat a small pressure cooker with ghee, first pop pepper, add jeera the other ingredients together (green chilli slit) and give a stir. Add ginger, moong dal and fry for a minute. Wash samai, add it into the cooker. Mix well.
- Add 2 cups water, salt and mix well. Bring to boil and close the cooker, give 4 whistles in medium flame. Once done, let the pressure release by itself. Open and mash well.
- For 1/2 cup samai, 2 cups water is perfect, so do not hesitate to add.
- If its too dry, mix 1/8 cup hot water and mix.
|Little Millets or Samai Pongal|