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Oats pongal recipe

Learn how to make oats pongal, south Indian style pongal with step by step pictures. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • Oats - 1/2 cup I used Quaker quick cook
  • Moong dal/ pasi paruppu - 1/4 cup
  • Turmeric - 1/8 tsp
  • Salt - As needed
  • Water - 1 cup adjust as per needed

To Temper

  • Ghee/oil - 1 tsp
  • Pepper - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 & 1/2  tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger Chopped - 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli - 2
  • Curry leaves - A sprig

Instructions

  • Pressure cook moong dal until mushy with 3/4 cup water for 3 whistles in medium flame.
  • Crush pepper and cumin seeds coarsely , slit the green chilli.
  • Heat a pan with ghee/oil and temper with the items given in order under medium flame.
  • Add water,turmeric and salt and bring to boil.
  • Add the cooked dal and oats and mix well.
  • Cook until you get a porridge consistency.
  • Cook covered in low flame for 2-3 minutes or until you get your desired consistency.

Notes

  • The consistency can be varied according to your wish just adjust the water ratio.
  • You can also cook everything in pressure cooker together. But sometimes dal is not getting cooked properly.
  • Always eat the pongal hot.