South Indian rice varieties
…for a bellyful of joy and some power packed food!
Pongal, a classic breakfast or a festival dish in South Indian homes. To make it more clear, it is a South Indian ‘kichdi’. It is one of the soul foods, were a meal of pongal conjures up wonderful memories and of course promises a satisfying and comforting experience. Another reason to be making pongal often – it is pretty easy to prepare and needs almost zilch pre preparation! Now isn`t that a very good reason for it be popular? Besides it being laced with wonderful aromas of ghee, cumin and pepper or crunch from the cashew.
And there is the nutrient factor.