Healthy Nutritious Pongal

4 from 1 vote

In this recipe I have made use of broken wheat rather than using rice. An I have used vegetables ,an few fenugreek leaves which gives a rich taste .
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Served AsBreakfast, Lunch
Servings 4


  • 1 cup broken wheat
  • 1/2 cup yellow moong dal
  • Salt
  • Pinch of turmeric pd
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 4to5 beans chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fenugreek leaves
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 piece of ginger grated
  • 4to5 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon jeera
  • 5to6 black peppercorns
  • 5to6 cashew nuts chopped
  • 1 capsicum chopped


  • Soak yellow moong dal in water for about half an hour. In the meantime on gas add the cooker add ghee,fry jeera, curry leaves,green chillies,ginger,cashew nuts, peppercorns let it crackle
  • Then add the chopped vegetables that is carrots,beans fenugreek leaves, capsicum fry nicely then add the salt, turmeric pd, an add the broken wheat mix well an stir it for sometime
  • Then add the yellow moong dal, water an pressure cook it for 3 whistles. Serve with raita or plain curds


In this recipe you can use few of the dals to make it more nutritious along with the broken wheat . It usually fills ur tummy . You can eat it anytime. 

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