Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Oats Pongal


Oats - 1 cup 

Moong dal - 1/2 cup 
Green chilly - 2 
jeera - 1 tsp  
Afoetida - 1 tsp 
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp 
Ginger slices - 2 tsp 
Black pepper (crushed) - 2 tsp 
Cashew nuts - few 
Curry leaves - few 
Coriander (chopped) -2 tbsp 
Ghee - 2 tbsp  
Water - 11/2 cup 
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

  1. Soak moong dal in water for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat Ghee in a pan, add jeera, green chilly and asafoetida and saute for a while. 
  3. Add ginger slices,curry leaves,crushed black pepper and cashew nuts and saute for a minute.
  4. Add soaked moong dal, turmeric and salt and mix well. Add water and boil them until it cooks well. 
  5. When it comes to a rolling boil add 1 cup of Oats, stir continuously to avoid lumps. Cover and cook on medium flame until get cooks well .
  6. Garnish with Coriander leaves and dribble few drops of ghee.
  7. Hot and tasty oats pongal is ready to eat with any chutney or sambar.

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