The popular South Indian Nutty rava pongal recipe brings out the great and authentic flavours from Tamil Nadu with little twist. It is prepared using semolina, yellow lentil and spices. It can be best opted for breakfast or evening snack to supplement yourself with good taste and numerous health benefits.
Semolina is rich in proteins. It improves cognitive function and stimulates energy. Yellow lentil is a great source of protein, is light in nature and easy to digest. It helps in weight loss by improving the metabolism rate. It is rich in minerals such as iron, potassium and magnesium that helps in lowering the blood pressure and protects against muscle cramping. Almonds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and the richest source of dietary fibre.
- 20 grams semolina
- 10 grams yellow lentil
- 20 grams onion
- 2-3 sprigs curry leaves
- 5 grams cashew nuts
- 5 grams almonds
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 teaspoon oil
- Nutrition Info
- 172.5 kcal
- 22.8 grams
- 7.2 grams
- 8.8 grams
- Firstly, take a pressure cooker and pressure cook up to 2 whistles.
- When the yellow lentil is boiled, mash it and keep it aside.
- Now take a pan and roast the semolina (rava) till it becomes fragrant.
- Heat another pan, and add ghee into it then add cumin seeds until it splutters. Now add cashews till it becomes golden.
- Now add curry leaves and salt & pepper as per taste.
- Add 1.5 to 2 cup water followed by rava. Make sure to add it in parts to avoid the formation of lumps. Then add boiled moong dal.
- Mix well and serve hot with chutney.
Over to you:
Nutty rava pongal is a simple, easy to prepare recipe which can be eaten during any time of the day. So, give a try to this delicious and flavourful dish and enjoy.