Pongal is a festival. And it's also Tamil Nadu's original, authentic, ancient recipe. In fact, for millions of Tamilians across the globe today, Pongal - the dish - is a daily driver. It's what oils the wheels of Kollywood, the Tamil film industry!
I bring you sweet and savory variants from rural and urban Tamil Nadu, stories about 'shooting Pongal' and the hilarious myth behind your monthly oil bath! Take a listen.