How to make Oats pongal
Oats(I used Quaker quick cook) – 1/2 cup
Moong dal/paasi paruppu – 1/4 cup
Turmeric – 1/8 tsp
Salt – As needed (I added 1/2 tbsp)
Water – 1 cup (adjust as per needed)
Ghee/oil – 1 tbsp
Pepper – 1 tbsp
Jeera – 1 & 1/2 tbsp
Asafoetida – 1/4 tbsp
Ginger Chopped – 1 tbsp
Green Chilly – 2
Curry leaves – A sprig
Pressure cook moong dal well until its mushy. Crush jeera and pepper coarsely, slit green chillis. In a heated pan, add oil or ghee and temper it with items given in order under medium flame. Add water, salt, turmeric and bring them to boil.
Add cooked dal and oats and combine well. Cook until you get porridge consistency.
Cover an cook it in low flame for about 2 to 3 mins until you get desired consistency.