Pongal is a delicious south Indian savory dish made with rice mixed with yellow moong dal and spices, cooked until the dish becomes very soft, and served with a liberal topping of fried cashew nuts with clarified butter(ghee).
Now you can enjoy this delicious dish with healthy barnyard millet along with the goodness of high protein moong dal.
Pongal has a very appealing buttery texture and tastes great if taken along with coconut chutney or Sambar even some prefer it with raita or tamarind chutney. As Pongal is a truly nurturing and comforting dish, it can be had at breakfast or any other time of the day.
At Niragh Foods, we prepare the mix, after carefully choosing the right quality grains, which are then thoroughly washed and finally rinsed in RO water and soaked for min. 4 hours. Soaking helps the millets to become digestible as per Dr.Khadervali. Then the millets go through the drying process in the state-of-the-art machinery retaining the precious nutrients. So with Niragh Foods Pongal mix, you are not only saving a lot of cooking time, and also be assured that you are giving yourself and your family a hygienically prepared traditional homemade dish, with an authentic taste as well.
Known benefits of Millets
- Low in Calories and a good source of highly digestible protein.
- Rich in Fiber helps in preventing constipation, excess gas, bloating, and cramping.
- The low Glycemic Index makes it an ideal food for diabetes.
- Contains the highest amount of iron among all the millets.
- Rich in calcium and phosphorous and loaded with antioxidants
Kavikkarasi Natesan –
We all loved the taste of Barnyard millet pongal. It taste excellent like normal rice pongal and it has become one of family’s favorite breakfast item now.