Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Saturday, December 29, 2012

Vegetable Wheat pongal - cracked Wheat pongal - Godhuma Rava pongal

Vegetable wheat pongal is made with Wheat rava, moongdal and some vegetables. Cracked Wheat is a excellent Source of Fiber,pongal made with wheat rava gives  a variation in flavor and texture,which is  also healthy. 

Godhuma Rava/Wheat rava - 1 cup.
Moong dal - 1/2 cup.
ghee - 3 tbsp + 2 tsp.
salt - for taste.
ginger -1 tsp (grated)
cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
pepper - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 10.
carrot - 1.
beans - 6.

  • Grind cumin seeds and pepper to a course powder, fry it in a 1/2 tsp of ghee  and keep it aside.(fry it for 15 seconds to 30 seconds, within that you get very nice aroma of cumin and pepper corns).
  • fry cashews in a tsp of ghee, till it turns golden brown and  keep it aside.
  • Pressure cook moong dal with needed water for 3 whistles(with 1 + 1/2 cups of water)  or you can cook it in a bowl with needed water till it becomes soft and mushy.
  • Roast the rava in a tsp of ghee till it becomes hot.(optional).
  • chop the carrots and beans into small pieces and keep it aside.

  • Take a kadai, add 3 tbsp of Ghee, add ginger, and chopped carrot , beans curry leaves. saute till carrot and beans are soft.
  • Add 3 + 1/2cups  of water, then add salt, Now add coarse cumin and pepper seeds powder.stir well.

  • when it starts boiling, slowly pour rava in one hand and stir the water the in other hand, so it won't have any lumps.
  • when water is almost absorbed by rava, add cooked moong dal, mix well until, everything is  incorporated well and water is completely absorbed.

  • Garnish with fried cashews.
  • It goes very well, with coconut chutney or sambar.