Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal

Samba Wheat is better than the ordinary wheat as it is rich in fibre. Instead of making Vennpongal with rice, we could try doing Pongal with samba godhumai or oats which is much healthier than the traditional pongal made with rice. We don't need to add more ghee also. Samba Wheat takes a little more time than rawa or oats. Try this yummy Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal dish and share your suggestions. 
Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal
Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal

Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins

Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal
Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal

Samba Wheat3/4 Cup*
Moong Dal1/4 cup
Cumin Seeds1 teaspoon
Whole Black Pepper1 teaspoon
Chopped Ginger1 teaspoon
Curry LeavesFew
Ghee1 tablespoon
Turmeric Powder1/4 teaspoon
Water4 Cups
SaltTo taste

* 1 Cup Capacity = 250ml

Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal
Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal

  1. Heat a pan and dry roast the moong dal till it becomes golden brown color. Add the moong dal to the vessel and add turmeric. Add water just to soak the moong dal and pressure cook it and allow for 3 whistles 

  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add cashews and fry till they are golden color. Remove the fried cashews and keep it aside. Add cumin seeds and whole black pepper and fry them in ghee for 2 minutes.

  3. Then add chopped ginger and curry leaves and fry for 10 seconds. Then add water and salt and allow the water to boil

  4. When the water starts to boil, add Samba Wheat and mix well to avoid any lumps. Keep the flame low, and allow the samba wheat to cook completely. Meanwhile, mash the cooked dal and keep it ready

  5. Add the cooked dal to the cooked Samba Wheat and mix well. Finally add the fried cashews and remove the pongal from flame

  6. The yummy Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal is now ready to serve with Chutney.
  7. Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal
    Samba Godhumai(Dhalia) Pongal

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hello Subbu mami ;: i have tried many of your recipes and they always turn out perfect. Thanks for the same. However, I have been seeing many of your recipes with exact words and pictures too. Today I came across two recipes on some other blog which have been taken from your blog or if the concerned person is your relative / friend... I am not sure if you are aware of this. thought would let you know about this . They are ; & ; do look into these and do the needful, if any. Meanwhile please continue posting wonderful traditional recipes.


Thanks Kalyani for letting me know. Piracy is a big threat in the internet world. we can't react to every such things. I would rather concentrate on doing the good things.



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