Thursday, February 24, 2011

Healthy Cracked Wheat Oats Pongal


Today I was searching for a healthy breakfast and I had come across this version of oats pongal in anubhavati blog which I had bookmarked earlier long back.I prepared as per her instruction and it came out very well. I was amazed pongal can taste so good with so many healthy ingredients. So here is the recipe.

Ingredients
  • 1.5 cup cracked wheat
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 3/4 cup moong dal
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 tsp chopped ginger
For tempering
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 8-10 whole black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • handfull of cashews
  • 2 green chillis slit
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • pinch of hing
Cooking Procedure

Dry roast cracked wheat, oats, moong dal each seperately and mix them and keep aside.

In a pressure cooker pan heat 1 tbsp ghee then add cumin seeds and once it splutter add grated carrot,ginger let it fry for a while then add six cups water,when it starts to boil add salt,pepper and cumin powder and the above dry roasted ingredients. Mix well and close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles and switch off.

To prepare tempering in a tempering pan add 2 tbsp ghee once it get heated add cumin seeds and once it splutter add cashew nut, crushed black pepper,green chilli,curry leaves,pinch of hing and stir. Switch it off and keep aside.

Open the pressure cooker after it cools add the above tempering to it. Switch on the gas and stir the cracked wheat oats pongal. Stir well till uniform consistency and if need add little milk.

Serve hot.

43 comments:

Kamakshi Prasanna said...

looks delicious!!! great tiffin.

divya said...

ohhh...droooooling here...perfect n tempting..

Harika's Kitchen said...

Wheat pongal looks yummy.

Yummy Team said...

Tempting pongal, Sathya..I have never tried it before, will surely give it a try sometime..

Priya said...

Wat a healthy and great looking pongal, absolutely marvellous..

Rachu said...

Wheats, Oats , moong dal.. oh god.. is there anything more healthier to start the day.. Excellent idea.
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Priya (elaichii) said...

Perfect healthy breakfast!

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

healthy n bful with oats...yummy bfast

Paaka Shaale said...

The addition of oats to the wholesome pongal has made this dish even moe power packed. I loved your recipe Satya :)

Biny Anoop said...

wow healthy and yummy....

Kairali sisters said...

That is a real healthy pongal, Satya. looks delicious..

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very healthy pongal, looks super delicious.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love it.

Suja Sugathan said...

Yummy and healthy pongal..looks delicious.

Madhavi said...

Humm..healthy and tasty pongal!!

Sangi said...

healthy n delicious pongal

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Healthy pongal,they luks delicious...

Arti said...

Looks yummy and of course healthy too!! Have a wonderful day:-)

NIDHYA said...

Looks delicious and sounds very healthy...
Aaha Oho

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Nothing can beat this healthy pongal. Sounds too good

Deepa
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Rekha shoban said...

oats pongal? veryyyy interesting...thanks for sharing!

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Sounds so good and healthy!

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Magic of Spice said...

What a fantastic dish for breakfast, even lunch would be wonderful. Looks so creamy and flavorful :)
Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Kalpana Sareesh said...

This looks prefect for breakfast..will try it ..its always pongal n ghotsu on sundays at my home..

Sharmilee! :) said...

Oats and cracked wheat wat a healthy tasty combination, luv the idea

The Foodie said...

Healthy combination and looks so yummy too..ideal for breakfast.

Prathibha said...

I either make wid oats or wheat rava,but never mixed both..i m sure it would have added nice texture...loved it..

Shoba Shrinivasan said...

Hey sathya,

Nice that you tried my pongal...Would have been great if you had left a comment...Looks very yummy and you hardly miss the rice right???

Shobha

Shama Nagarajan said...

truly delicious dear

Vimitha Anand said...

Easy to make and healthy too...

Sweet Artichoke said...

A perfect breakfast! Healthy, tasty and filling!

An Open Book said...

not a pongal fan but i like the healthy twist to it

PJ said...

What a fantastic breakfast!!

kanthi said...

Healthy pongal.

jeyashrisuresh said...

even i saw this in her blog. very nice and yummy one.Guilt free pongal

Swathi said...

delicious and healthy cracked wheat oats pongal.

Treat and Trick said...

Great combo, looks delicious and yummy!

Pia said...

Healthy pongal. Combination is really nice

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Katerina said...

This is such an excellent idea.

swapna said...

Healthy and yummy!!

Akila said...

pongal looks delicious....

latha said...

dear satya,lovely pongal.i just stumbled on ur blog just now.one doubt,can i use instant oats for this.do clarify.thank you...latha

Satya said...

hey latha
thanks for visiting my blog,i used queker oats a normal one but i guess u can use instant oats too as we have to pressure cook everything so it should not make any difference..try it n let me know..

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