Rava Pongal Recipe | Semolina Pongal | Sooji Pongal Recipe

Rava Pongal Recipe | Semolina Pongal | Sooji Pongal Recipe
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Rava Pongal Recipe | Semolina Pongal | Sooji Pongal Recipe with step by step pictures and instructions. Rava pongal is simple and healthy breakfast recipe made using semolina and moong dal. It is good alternative to khara pongal we make using rice. It is simple and easy to make too. Reserve some moong dal when you cook and make this Sooji pongal in 15 minutes. Serve piping hot pongal with Sambar or chutney. Method of preparation is similar to ven pongal.

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Monday again and them for this week in FoodieMondaybloghop group is #251RavaRaga suggested by Aruna who blogs at vasusvegkitchen. She is a good friend and very talented blogger and has many traditional south Indian recipes. I wanted to try her flavorful Vangi Bath Powder for long time. She made the delicious Middle Eastern Dessert basbousa using rava. My contribution is this piping hot ghee rava pongal. 

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Do try and let me know your feedback. You can also try the below recipes

Broken wheat pongal

Millet sweet pongal

Thinai Khara Pongal

Broken Wheat upma

Lemon Poha

Buckwheat pancakes

Rava kuzhi paniyaram

Wheat appam

Besan Dosa

Pesarattu

Serves 2

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Rava Pongal Recipe | Semolina Pongal | Sooji Pongal Recipe

Rava pongal is simple and healthy breakfast recipe made using semolina and moong dal.

5 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • Rava/Sooji 3/4 cup
  • Moong dal 1/4 cup
  • Ghee/Oil 3 tbsp
  • Mustard 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin 1 tsp
  • Pepper 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilli 1
  • Ginger 1/2 tsp finely chopped
  • Cashews 8-10
  • Curry leaves handful
  • Salt as required
  • Water 2 1/4 cup

Instructions

  1. Dry roast rava till aromatic. You can skip this step if you use roasted rava.
  2. Cook moong dal adding 1 cup water in a pan.
  3. Mash the dal and keep it ready.
  4. Heat ghee in a kadai.
  5. Add mustard, cumin, pepper and cashews.
  6. Once it browns add finely chopped ginger, green chilli and curry leaves.
  7. Then add the cooked dal.
  8. Next add 2 1/4 cup of water and allow it to boil
  9. Once it boils, keep the flame in low and add roasted rava slowly.
  10. Keep mixing continuously to avoid forming lumps.
  11. Cook till it comes together and switch off the flame.
  12. Serve piping hot pongal with sambar or chutney .

Notes

Adjust the quantity of moong dal according to your choice. It can be upto 1:1/2 ratio of rava and moong dal.

You can cook the dal in pressure cooker for 2-3 whistles

You can use combination of ghee and oil but ghee gives nice flavor and texture to pongal. Can add some extra ghee in the end too.

Can use crushed pepper powder instead of whole ones.

Nutrition

Calories

3347 cal

Fat

275 g

Carbs

180 g

Protein

84 g
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How to make Rava Pongal with step by step pictures

Dry roast rava till aromatic. You can skip this step if you use roasted rava. Cook moong dal adding 1 cup water in a pan.

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Mash the dal and keep it ready.

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Heat ghee in a kadai. Add mustard, cumin, pepper and cashews.

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Once it browns add finely chopped ginger, green chilli and curry leaves.

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Then add the cooked dal.

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Next add 2 1/4 cup of water and allow it to boil

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Once it boils, keep the flame in low and add roasted rava slowly.

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Keep mixing continuously to avoid forming lumps.

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Cook till it comes together and switch off the flame.

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Serve piping hot pongal with sambar or chutney.

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12 thoughts on “Rava Pongal Recipe | Semolina Pongal | Sooji Pongal Recipe”

  • This has been on my to do.list for a while now . Your recipe has kindled myelin to.tey this very soon .we love regular pongal at home so much that no one is ready to.try any variation;-)
  • Such a healthy breakfast option or even to enjoy as a light evening meal. Rava pongal does look very tempting. Was wondering if one could just leave the moong dal whole instead of mashing it up?
  • All of us at home love the regular Pongal made with rice and moong dal. We quite like this variation too, made using rava. It is quick and delicious, very filling! You have presented the recipe so beautifully. :)
  • Rawa pongal looks superbly delicious. Never tried with moong dal. A completely new recipe for me. I would love to try it soon. I can imagine the taste of this hot pongal.
  • I have heard so often of rava pongal but assumed it meant upma. I see it is definitely different n delicious. Will love to try making it. Sounds delicious I can add vegetables to make it filling
  • Rava Ponagl looks so delicious Narmadha!!I made it oncea year back, from a co blogger's recipe and everyone in the family loved it. a good option for filling breakfast or light dinner..
  • Pongal is one of my all time favorite recipe, rava pongal sounds interesting. Nutritious , tasty and melt in mouth recipe, love to have it with some extra ghee on it.
  • The rava pongal with moong dal sounds absolutely delicious narmadha ! Such a healthy and flavorful recipe which can be perfect for breakfast :)

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