Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Crushed Wheat Pongal

Few days back ,When I was browsing I found one interesting recipe....which attracted me a lot because it was looking so yummy and mouth watering,,,,,,and was very inventing.....'Wheat Pongal'(Now I am not able to recollect the blog name) so the same day It was there in my mind....so last week I prepared it finally....and my hubby also liked it very much....just very simple recipe as similar to rice pongal....

Crushed Wheat 1 cup
Split Yellow Moong Lentil 1/2 cup (washed)
Cumin Seed 3-4 tsp
Pepper corns 1tsp
Green Chilly 2 sliced
Dessicated Coconut 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
mustered 1/2 tsp
cooking oil 2TBSP
Few curry leaves
Finely chopped ginger 1 inch
few Cashew Nuts broken for garnishing
salt to taste
1/2 tsp of lemon juice
Ghee for serving and frying nut
water to cook
Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add chopped ginger,cumin seed and green chilly,fry for 2 min then add curry leaves,mustered and turmeric..after a min add yellow moong lentil and crushed wheat fry for 2-3 mins then add pepper corn,Dessicated Coconut,salt lemon juice and mix well everything...

Add around 4 1/2 cup of water,give a good stir...cover with the cooker lid after 5-6 whistle turn of the heat....Once the cooker is cool..open the lid...mix everything well and transfer it to a serving bowl....

The Crushed Wheat pongal is ready!!! you can Garnish with Cashew nuts and add some ghee if you need. It is best eaten fresh and Hot!!, You can serve it with Coconut Chutney, or Onion/Tomato Raita.



  1. crushed wheat pongal looks delicious. I like them but my hubby don't. Thanks for stopping at my blog, You have a nice space too.

  2. Looks so delicious crushed wheat pongal..

  3. delicious and healthy pongal lovely colour

  4. Wow... what a healthy recipe... you have made it to perfection.... absolutely wonderful.

  5. Thx chitra for ur lovely comments..And i love ur collection of recipes...Healthy & tasty....;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner