rava ven pongal / pongal khara pongal recipe

Rava ven pongal recipe with step-wise pictures. Rava ven pongal is a simple and quick breakfast recipe that can be prepared within minutes. This rava ven pongal tastes very good when had with a simple chutney. This is the first time I tried this rava ven pongal recipe and liked it so much. It is definitely a quick and tasty option than upma.

rava ven pongal / pongal khara pongal recipe


  • Rava – 1 cup
  • Moong dal – 1/2 cup
  • Ghee – 1 tblspn
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Pepper seeds – 1 tsp
  • Ginger chopped – 1 tsp
  • Green chilli – 2
  • Salt – as required
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Cashews – 4


1. Wash and pressure cook moong dal for 3-4 whistles and mash it. Dry roast rava in medium flame for a minute.

2. Melt ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds and pepper seeds. After they pop, add chopped ginger and slitted green chilli.

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3. Then add mashed dal to it and mix. Add water and let it come to boil.

4. Add rava slowly and keep stirring to avoid lumps and cook for 2-3 minutes until rava gets soft.

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5. Add cashews fried in ghee on top. Serve warm with chutney.

rava ven pongal / pongal khara pongal recipe

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