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Oats Moong Pongal


Oats - 1 cup
Green gram - 1/4 cup
Pepper -2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Asafoetida - a pinch
Ginger - a small piece
Curry leaves
Salt to taste


1) Soak green gram overnight .
2) Pressure moong gram for 3-4 whistles.
3) Once done , allow it to cool . Meanwhile , heat oil in a pan . Add mustard,cumin seeds,red chillies and pepper . When it splutters , add curry leaves.
4) Then , add chopped ginger and asafotida with salt .Add moong dal.
5) Boil oats in water till done.Finally add dal with it and mix it well.

Serve hot with sambar/chutney/kurma .


Unknown said…
DElicious healthy pongal shama .
Kurinji said…
healthy pongal...
Nargis Aara said…
a lot better and healthier version to normal pongals :)
Nava K said…
Healthy, simple and so good.
Priya Suresh said…
Love to start my day with this fantastic dish.
Priya Satheesh said…
Healthy and delicious pongal.
very healthy pongal to start the day
Gita Jaishankar said…
Comforting and delicious pongal dear :)
Priya dharshini said…
my hubby's favourite pongal :)
prethika said…
healthy and innovative pongal...looks yummy
Unknown said…
So healthy dish
Hema said…
Very healthy and delicious breakfast..

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Red Chillies - 25 gms
Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
Black Pepper- 10 gms
Biriyani Leaf- 3
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Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
Cinnamon sticks - few
Staranise - few
Dried Mint - 5 tsps
Kasthuri Methi - few 
Mustard - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 5 gms
Kuskus - 1 tsp


1) Dry fry them one by one and grind them to a fine powder with sufficient salt.
2) Store them in an air tight container.

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