Rawa Pongal

by - March 01, 2011





Ingredients:

Rava - 1 cup
Moong Dhal - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
water - 1cup  + 1 1/2 cup ~ 2 cups
Salt - to taste
Fried broken Cashew - As required for garnishing.

For Seasoning:
Oil - 3 tbsp + 1 tsp of Ghee
Cumin / Jeera - 1 tsp
Whole Pepper or crushed pepper - 1 tsp or 1/2 tsp/ to taste
Garlic - 2 tsp( minced) or to taste
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - As required

Method:

  • Pressure cook moong dhal with 1 cup of water for 1 whistle.
  • Remove from heat & allow to cool.
  • Once pressure drops, drain the moong dhal & keep the water aside.
  • In a pan, Heat oil & add seasoning ingredients as listed.
  • Then add cooked moong dhal & 2 cups of water ( you can include drained moong dhal water + normal water).
  • Add salt to taste & turmeric powder.
  • When water starts to boil, add rawa little by little & stirring continuously without forming lumps.
  • Lower the heat & cook it for another 5 ~ 10 minutes. Stir in between.
  • Finally add Ghee & mix well, Garnish with broken cashews & serve hot...

You can also use wheat rawa/ Cracked wheat. Follow the same method instead increase water amount 21/2 cups ~ 3 cups & cook til it done.

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16 comments

  1. looks awesome and colorful....

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  2. extraordinary pongal with rava.delcious too.

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  3. I soooooooooo want to grab that plate right now ..very delicious looking:)

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  4. Never tried pongal with rawa,looks tasty,a sure try soon.

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  5. Great one Saras.. I know to make nothing with rawa.. just for the upma.. but i liked this one.. I will surely try this recipe.
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  6. Rawa pongal looks so yummy!!!

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  7. Such a delectable spread, feel like have this rawa pongal rite now..makes me hungry..

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  8. Never tried this before,this looks so tempting,delicious and healthy breakfast.

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  9. My Fatherinlaw's Favorite item......cool pics

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  10. My hubby doesn't eat pongal,hence i make it very very rarely! The click makes me drooling! :P :P

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  11. Rava pongal looks delicious..loved the whole spread.

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  12. wow, that looks so great, superb, love your chutney as well :)

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  13. What a perfect looking pongal dear, I love your side chutney as well :)

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