Rava Pongal


Rava Pongal

Pongal made with Sooji(Rava)
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 2 people



  • Cook the green gram dal separately but take care not to overcook.
  • :- If using pressure cooker, cook for abt 2 - 3 whistles.
  • Roast the sooji till a nice aroma appears.
  • Heat ghee in a pan.
  • Add the curry leaves, black pepper and ginger to it.
  • Add the 2 cups of water to it.
  • Bring the water to boil.
  • Add salt at this step.
  • Add the sooji to it and mix well so that there are no lumps.
  • Close and leave it for a few mins.
  • Add the cooked green gram(mashed a little) to it and mix well thoroughly.
  • Add some ghee with roasted cashewnuts.
  • :- Adjust salt to your taste.
  • :- Serve hot/warm with coconut chutney or with pongal sambar.
  • :- To see if the sooji is cooked, wet your hands and touch it. It should not stick to your hand.
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Response (3)
  1. S
    Srilakshmidevi November 18, 2008

    I tried rava pongal, it came very well with excellent taste. My husband price me.

    Thanks for your recipe

  2. k
    kalai September 30, 2009

    Hi ,i tried it was toooo..good.thanks for recipe.

  3. D
    Divya December 1, 2006

    Tried ur recipe and it came out wonderful…..My husband loved it a lot….Have heard abt it but never tried b4….Simply superb.Good job.

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