Pulagam is a very simple and delicious recipe made in Andhra Pradesh. It is generally served as naivedyam or prasadam during festivals or special occasions. It is prepared almost like a north Indian khichdi. Pulagam is an Andhra rice recipe made with rice, moong dal and salt. It is very simple and healthy recipe. It can be served with coconut chutney or peanut chutney.
This item is prepared with the new harvest of rice on the Makar Sankranti day and offered as Prasadam to God. As Pongal is the special dish prepared by Tamailians on Makar Sankranti day, the festival is known as Pongal.
Try some other khichdi recipes here: Ja Dai, Khichdi Na Muthia, Iyenger Sakkarai Pongal, Makhana and daliya khichdi and more.
Try some Andhra recipes here: Green Mango Rice, Lemon Rice, Mango Dal, Sajja Boorelu
1 Cup Rice
1/2 Cup Split Yellow Gram (Moong Dal)
1 Tbsps. Ghee
Salt to Taste
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
3 Cups Water
How to Make Pulagam Recipe:
Wash and clean the rice and dal. Soak in water for 15-20 minutes. Heat the ghee in pressure cooker, Add rice, dal,, water, salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Cover with lid and cook till to done or 4 whistles. Now delicious pulagam is ready to serve with coconut chutney.
Pulagam (Andhra Khichdi)
Pulagam is an Andhra rice recipe made with rice, moong dal and salt. It is very simple and healthy recipe. It can be served with coconut chutney or peanut chutney.
- 1 Cup Rice
- 1/2 Cup Split Yellow Gram Moong Dal
- 1 Tbsp. Ghee
- Salt to Taste
- 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
- 3 Cups Water
Wash and clean the rice and dal.
Soak in water for 15-20 minutes.
Heat the ghee in pressure cooker,
Add rice, dal, water, salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
Cover with lid and cook till to done or 4 whistles.
Now delicious pulagam is ready to serve with coconut chutney.
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10 thoughts on “Pulagam (Andhra Khichdi)”
Such a simple and versatile kichadi .looks rich . lovely share…
We make a savoury rice during pongal. This sounds so similar to that. Love the vibrant colours of the rice.
We cook it slight differently. Pulagam is one of the basic khichdis that tastes great in spite of it’s simplicity.
Simple, homey and comfort food. Fantastic pick.
Blissful and divine , such simple yet authentic recipes are to die for . Lovely pick for Khichadi .
Pulagam looks so good, a must dish made during festivals in Andhra. Tastes great with coconut chutney.
Love all your picks. Sometimes all we need is a simple and comfort food and this is one such recipe.
Oh my MIL makes it differently, this is nice to know of a simple dish to make.
Easy recipe so perfect fro prasad.. looks so good..
Simple declious and so comforting…