varaghu, samai are some of rice varieties available in all the food stores. these are very good when compared to rice. even for cultivating these type of varieties they take very little water whereas for cultivating rice, it requires large quantity of water.
varagu arisi 1 cup
cocunut milk 2 cups
water 1 cup
salt as per taste
pepper, cumin dried and powdered a spoon
ghee one spoon
in one spoon ghee roast the powdered pepper and cumin seeds, add along with cocunut milk, varagu arisi, and add salt to it. put it to a rice cooker and cook and keep it in warm mode for ten minutes.
varagu pongal is ready.
very tasty and healthy. if you do not get varagu you can have it basmathi rice or ordinary ponni rice.