Healthy Cracked Wheat Oats Pongal

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Today I was searching for a healthy breakfast and I had come across this version of oats p Healthy Cracked Wheat Oats Pongal

Today I was searching for a healthy breakfast and I had come across this version of oats pongal in anubhavati blog which I had bookmarked earlier long back.I prepared as per her instruction and it came out very well. I was amazed pongal can taste so good with so many healthy ingredients. So here is the recipe.
Ingredients
  • 1.5 cup cracked wheat
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 3/4 cup moong dal
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 tsp chopped ginger
For tempering
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 8-10 whole black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • handfull of cashews
  • 2 green chillis slit
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • pinch of hing
Cooking Procedure
Dry roast cracked wheat, oats, moong dal each seperately and mix them and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker pan heat 1 tbsp ghee then add cumin seeds and once it splutter add grated carrot,ginger let it fry for a while then add six cups water,when it starts to boil add salt,pepper and cumin powder and the above dry roasted ingredients. Mix well and close the lid and pressure cook for 3 whistles and switch off.
To prepare tempering in a tempering pan add 2 tbsp ghee once it get heated add cumin seeds and once it splutter add cashew nut, crushed black pepper,green chilli,curry leaves,pinch of hing and stir. Switch it off and keep aside.
Open the pressure cooker after it cools add the above tempering to it. Switch on the gas and stir the cracked wheat oats pongal. Stir well till uniform consistency and if need add little milk.
Serve hot.

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