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Celebrate Pongal at Banana Leaf

Banana Leaf is my absolute favourite restaurant when it comes to South Indian Cuisine. The quality and variety of food is unmatched. On the festival of Pongal, Banana Leaf brings together a variety of dishes to pamper your taste buds. These are festival special dishes which will be available on the menu from 14th Jan – 16th Jan at it’s restaurant at Rcity Mall, Ghatkopar in Mumbai.
Here’s a quick view of what’s on the Pongal special menu:
Banana Paysam
Banana Paysam is a sweet dish made with banana, coconut, cardamom, cashew, raisins and jaggery. 
Hyderabadi Tomato Sadam
It is a tomato based rice preparation with ingredients like onions and curry leaves among others to give it a nice flavour.
Variety of Pongal
Sakarai Pongal – The rice boiled with milk and jaggery is one of the type of pongal – this is sweet pongal made specially in earthenware pots with a wood fire.

Puli pongal is a variant that is made with tamarind and boiled rice.

Melagu pongal is a spicy variant made with pepper, rice and moong daal.

Ven (white) pongal is a popular dish in South Indian homes and is typically served as a special breakfast in Tamil Nadu.

Vallai Adai
It is a kind of a dosa preparation which comprises of rice, toor, channa, urad, moongdal and fenugreek seeds
Pulis Anna
And More…
Mouth watering variety isn’t it. Celebrate the festival of pongal with Banana Leaf and do drop me a line about your experience. Happy Pongal Folks!!
Tejas Shah
Tejas is the Founder and Chief Food Blogger of KhaiPeeneJalsa. While people practice yoga as a stress-buster, Tejas takes to cooking. His craze for food is such that he can drive hundreds of miles for a delicious meal. For the most part, his world revolves around food.

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  1. This festival is celebrated as Pongal in Tamil Nadu to mark a good harvest. The name of the festival and also the dishes made to celebrate, pongal, come from the Tamil word

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