Oats Venpongal is an easy to cook healthy recipe.Oats have become part of everyone’s diet especially for their nutritional benefits.They have a high fiber content,low in calories,great for weight management and also helps to combat many diseases.
Oats Venpongal tastes the same as Rice Venpongal,it is really hard to make out the addition of Oats.Not only dieters but others should also include oats in their diet to keep themselves fit and healthy.Lets make this creamy ,yummy Oats Venpongal and start our day with an healthy breakfast.
PREPARATION TIME:10 MINS
COOKING TIME:10 MINS
1 cup Oats (I used quaker oats)
1/3 cup moong dhal
2 tsp oil
Salt to taste
Water as required
Few coriander leaves for garnishing
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp whole pepper
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1 green chilly (chopped)
2 inch piece of ginger(chopped)
A generous pinch of Asafoetida
Few curry leaves
Measure the oats and moong dhal.Cook the moong dhal first separately in a cooker for 3-5 whistles and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan,add the items under’to temper’column.When they splutter add the asafoetida.
Now add the cooked moong dhal,1 cup water,pepper,salt and bring to boil.When it boils simmer the flame to low and add the oats.
Close it with the lid and let it cook on low flame for 4-5 min on low flame.Once cooked,garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve the Oats Venpongal with Sambar and Chutney
TAKE CARE TIPS
Do not over cook the oats,add water in 1:1 ratio for oats.
Measure and then cook the moong dhal
You can also add some roasted cashews to the pongal.