Friday, October 17, 2008



Rava(Sooji) - 1 cup
Green gram(MoongDal) - 1/4 cup
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli - 2 (chopped)
Ginger - one inch(finely chopped)
Salt - 1/2 tsp/as per need
Coriander leaves - Handful
Ghee/Oil - 2 tsp


1. Boil moong dal for 10 mins and keep it aside. (Make sure its not over boiled and become semisolid.)
2. Fry the rava/sooji for few mins (5mins approx), or until you get the smell of rava.
3. Heat oil or ghee in the kadai and add cumin seeds, black pepper seeds, chopped green chillies, and chopped ginger and stay away until the everything splutters.
4. Add 2 and 1/2 cups of water and required amount of salt and let it boil for 5 mins.
5. Then add rava slowly and stir it when you add (same thing when we do rava upma).
6. Simmer the gas, so that rava gets cooked well.
7. Now add the boiled moong dal and stir until both rava and dal get mixed well.
8. Add ghee on the top (optional)


Serve with coconut chutney, sambar....mmm...yummy it will be. You feel to cook rava pongal immediately?? Reply me, how the taste is....