Recipe: Oats Pongal

CooQ : Recipe: Oats Pongal

Oats Pongal

South indian, Mains

150 calories/serving
30 mins
A delicious mix of Roasted Cashews, Spices & Condiments, high in natural fibre and protein, which keep you fuller for longer, calm your hunger pangs.

Recipe by:

Saffron Trail Kitchen


quick oats
moong dal
black pepper
cumin seeds
curry leaves


1. In a pan dry roast 1/2 cup oats until fragrant. cook the roasted oats in 1/2 cup water and little salt for 2-3 minutes.

2. To this, add 1/4 cup cooked moong dal / yellow split gram and a few tbsp of water. stir until mixed well.

3. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a small saucepan. add 10 black peppercorns or 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper, 1 tsp cumin seeds , 1 inch finely chopped ginger, few curry leaves and 5-6 halved cashew nuts.

4. Once cashews turn golden brown, add this over the pongal. give it a mix and serve hot with tomato chutney or coconut chutney or gothsu.


1. If not dry roasting the oats in a pan, you can alternatively microwave the oats for 1 minute. the effect is going to be the same.

2. You can either put 9-10 black peppercorns or 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper.

By Saffron Trail Kitchen