Description: Home cooked pongal is low in sodium and prevents aggravation of blood pressure or hypertension. Split Yellow Mung has fibre that can decrease high cholesterol. The consumption of these lentils can take care of the potassium level of the blood. Black pepper helps in removing extreme uric acid. Black pepper has traces of potassium, that is very powerful in reducing the effects of higher sodium levels within the body. They also have many blood pressure reducing compounds. Yogurt is rich in potassium, calcium, protein and B vitamins, including B-12.