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Godhumai Rava Pongal | Broken Wheat Pongal

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Course: Pongal
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Vidya Srinivasan

Ingredients

  • Cracked Wheat/Samba Rava/Dalia/Bulgar - 1/2 cup
  • Split yellow moong dal - 1/2 cup
  • Ginger - 1 teaspoon chopped
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Salt - as needed
  • To temper:
  • Ghee - 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Peppercorns - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fresh curry leaves - 1 spring
  • Cashew nuts - as needed
  • Hing - generous pinch
  • Ginger - 1/2 teaspoon peeled and chopped

Instructions

  • Wash and soak moong dal, set it aside (I soaked in hot water for 30 minutes)
  • Add ghee to the pressure cooker, saute Cracked wheat and soaked moong dal for 2 mins
  • Pressure cook cracked wheat and moong dal, along with chopped ginger and salt in 4 cups of water for 3 whistles. Switch off and Keep it aside
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  • Add ghee to the pan, when it is hot add Cumin seeds, peppercorns, ginger, asofetida, curry leaves and hing. Once it splutters, add this seasoning to the cooked pongal and mix well
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  • Garnish with some roasted cashew before serving. Serve hot with any chutney/sambar
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Notes

1. Fine wheat rava ican also be used instead cracked wheat, in that case adjust water accordingly
2. Pepper - cumin powder can also be used
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