26 September 2013


Ven pongal n gotsu is the default Sunday menu and the most fav breakfast.. jus that replaced rice with wheat rava ..
What you need:
Wheat Rava - 1 cup
Moong Dal - ½ cup
Pepper corns – 1 tsp, crushed
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Cashewnuts – 2 tbsp, broken
Ginger – 1 tsp, finely chopped
Green chillies - 1 no, chopped
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Desi Ghee - 2 tsp
Hing gen pinch 
Salt as reqd

How to make:

Rinse dal and rava add salt and 4 cups water and pressure cook for 5 hisses.

In a small pan heat ghee add pepper corns, cumin seeds ginger, green chillies, cashewnuts, hing and curry leaves saute well and add to pongal mix well and serve hot with gotsu. 

What you need for Gotsu:
Brinjal - 1 cup
Moong dal - 1/ 4 cup
Onions - 1 no
Tomatoes - 2 nos
Green chilli - 2 nos
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder pinch
Salt as reqd
Hing gen pinch
Curry leaves - 1 sprig 
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp

How to make:

In a pressure pan add moong dal, brinjal, onion, tomatoes, turmeric powder and pressure cook for 3 hisses and mash well.

In a pan heat oil add mustard seeds once it cracks add curry leaves now add mashed dal mixture, salt, chilli powder mix well add water and bring to boil and switch off the stove. 

Add coriander leaves mix well and serve with wheat rava pongal.


  1. Delicious combination of pongal and gotsu. Excellent preparation.

  2. very healthy and delicious combination.. looks awesome!!

  3. Wow thats really yummy combo dear,pls pass it...

  4. Wow...love it...loved ur clicks too..:)

  5. Love this healthy version of the pongal, even I do this..

  6. healthy pongal n nice combo vth brinjal dish..

  7. Delicious combination, looks very yummy and tempting.