Oats Pongal

Oats Pongal is a popular Indian Breakfast
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Serves 4
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2 cups - rolled oats

1 cup - moong dal

2 tsp - cumin

1 tsp - pepper

1 tsp - Ginger finely chopped

2 tsp - Cashew nuts

1 sprig - Curry leaves

3 tsp - oil/ghee


  1. In a pressure cooker, add the oil/ghee and let it heat for a minute.
  2. Then add cumin, pepper and cashewnuts. When it is slightly browns add oats, rinsed and drained moong dal, chopped ginger, curry leaves, salt and 6 cups water.
  3. Close the cooker lid and cook it until one whistle in a medium heat.
  4. Serve it with sambhar and/or coconut chutney.

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