Sunday, January 1, 2012

Oats Pongal

Health Benefit of Oats as quoted by WHF:
Lower Cholesterol Levels
Unique Oat Antioxidants Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Prevent Heart Failure with a Whole Grains Breakfast
Significant Cardiovascular Benefits for Postmenopausal Women
Enhance Immune Response to Infection
Oats and Other Whole Grains Substantially Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk
Health-Promoting Activity Equal to or Even Higher than that of Vegetables and Fruits

Oats - 1 cup
Green gram - 1/2 cup
Salt - to taste
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Ginger - an inch

For tempering:
Green chilli - 2 Slitted
Curry leaves - few
Cumin - 1 tsp
Pepper - 1 tsp
Cashews - 2 tsp
Ghee/Oil - 2 tsp

Dry fry Oats and pasiparuppu separately.
Pressure cook Oats and Grren gram with chopped ginger, salt, hing and 3 cups of water.
Cook for 4-5 whistles. Release the pressure and mash the cooked oats.
In a separate pan, add ghee/Oil fry green chilli, cumin, pepper, curry leaves and cashew.
Add this mixture to the cooked oats and mix well.
Oats Pongal is ready to eat!!!

Sending this to Zesty Palette's 'New U' event

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