Healthy Oats Masala Pongal
Updated: Sep 20
Pongal is a delicious South Indian rice and lentil dish often made in most homes. Instead of rice I used Oats to make it healthy. You can have it with Sambar or Chutney.
Cuisine: Indian. Course: Main Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 Min Cook Time: 20 Min Total Time: 30 min.
Nutritional Info: Serving Size: 100g
Calories: 382 Carbs: 51g. Fat: 9g. Protein: 15g
2 Teaspoons Butter/Ghee
1 Teaspoon Jeera
1 Teaspoon Mustard Seed
2 Teaspoons Chopped Garlic
2 Chopped Green Chilies
1 Chopped Onion
1 Chopped Tomato
1/2 Cup Oats
1/2 Cup Moong Dal
1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
1 Teaspoon Pepper Powder
1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
Salt as per taste
In a pressure cooker heat 2 tablespoons of butter or ghee.
Add 1 teaspoon Jeera, 1 teaspoon mustard seeds, and finely chopped garlic. Sauté until the rawness goes away.
Add 2 chopped green chilies and 1 chopped onion.
Once the onions are translucent add 1/2 cup of oats and 1/2 cup green moong dal. Sauté everything for 5 minutes.
Add 1 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 1 teaspoon pepper powder, and 1 teaspoon garam masala. Mix well.
Add 1 tomato and 4 cups of water. Bring it to boil and close the lid.
Pressure cook up to 4 whistles.
To make a smooth consistency mash a little bit with a masher.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
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