Oats Pongal

One more oats dish as an offering for Lord Sai Baba.Oats Pongal,the procedure is very much similar to the regular pongal which we make with rice.Here goes the recipe....


Oats:1 cup (dry roast till golden color and ground them to coarse powder)
Moong Dal:1/2 cup(washed and boiled)
Ghee:2 spns
Broken Cashews:2 spns
Cumin Seeds:2 spns
Pepper Cons:1 spn(lightly crushed)
Green Chilli:2 optional (finely chopped)
Grated Ginger 1 spn
Hinge: 3/4 spn
Curry Leaves: 1 sprig
Turmeric:A Pinch(optional)
Water:2.5-3 cups
Salt:To Taste


1.Heat a pan,add ghee,when ghee melts add add cashew nuts and fry till golden color,now cumin seeds anf let them splatter,when done add grated ginger,crushed pepper cons,green chillies,curry leaves and fry for 2 mins and now add hinge,fry for 1 more min.
2.Add water to the prepared tempering and bring it to boil,now add the boiled and mashed moong dal,stir well and add salt to taste finally add the ground coarse oats,stir well to avoid the lumps forming.Cover and cook till the oats are well done.It may take nearly5-6 mins to cook on medium flame.
3.Serve hot with any pickle,raitha,sambar or chutney of ur choice.U can add add little ghee while serving.


Jagruti said...

new to me..love to try it out soon!

Puja said...

This looks great, delicious and healthy, just the way I like it:)

This is my first visit to your blog but I love the food you feature here. I'll be back often:)

Priya Suresh said...

Wat a healthy pongal to enjoy without any guilt..

Nithya said...

Oats pongal sounds really healthy.. yummy :)

I love the flower carving too :)