Oats Pongal

Recipe by Priya Satheesh
February 26, 2016
4 from 1 vote
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Oats pongal is a tasty, healthy and filling breakfast.As, this is a diet- friendly recipe, I have used Olive oil for seasoning. But regular oil or ghee can also be used for extra richness. Diet watchers can skip cashews too. I have added only 3 for the garnishing purpose.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Recipe Cuisine Type Breakfast
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2
Served As Breakfast, Dinner


  • 1/2 Cup Moong dal
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 3/4 Cup Oats
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Jeera
  • 8 Pepper corns
  • Handful of Curry leaves
  • 3 - 4 Cashews - Optional I have used only for garnishing.
  • 1 Big Green chillies - sliced
  • 1 inch Ginger - chopped n crushed
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash Moong dal and pressure cook it for 4 -5 whistles by adding 1 cup of water. Keep aside.
  • Take a non - stick pan and add 1 1/2 cups of water and salt. Let it boil and add the oats.
  • Simmer the flame and cook it for 5 minutes or till its done. Add the cooked dal and mix well.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a pan and add Jeera followed by pepper corns, ginger, green chillies, Cashews and curry leaves.
  • Fry it for half a minute and add it to oats pongal.
  • Mix well and serve with chutney and sambhar.

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