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Oats Pongal
Oats Pongal is a very healthy and easy to cook south indian breakfast. Oats has been becoming very popular with all its health benefits and fast to cook texture. I make oats pongal just like we make ven pongal and it turned out very good.....when served hot along with sambar and chutney am sure no one will complain.

Oats Pongal Recipe

Oats Pongal Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Sidedish | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Quick cooking oats - 1/2 cup (I used quaker)
Moong Dal - 1/4 cup
Cashews - 5 broken
Water - 3/4 - 1 cup
Ghee - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 1 tsp
Pepper - 1/2 tsp (whole or crushed roughly)
Curry Leaves - few
Green Chillies - 1
Ginger - 1/2 tsp chopped finely
Hing - 1/8 tsp


  1. Pressure cook moong dal along with 3/4 cup of water for 4-5 whistles or until mushy. Ghee fry the cashews until golden brown and keep it ready.Mash it well with a laddle, set aside. In a pan heat oil - add the items under 'to temper' let it splutter.
    How to make oats pongal - Step1
  2. Then add water and let it boil, add oats and mashed dal together, mix well and let it cook for 2-3 mins.
    How to make oats pongal - Step2
  3. Once oats is cooked and it reaches a semi thick consistency, add the cashews, give a quick stir and switch off.
    How to make oats pongal - Step3
Serve hot with a drizzle of ghee on top along with chutney and sambar.
Oats Pongal

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Oats Pongal Recipe

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