Friday, January 27, 2012

Potaadu(Breakfast with Moong dal)

Hai friends today i am coming with different breakfast called "Potaadu".It sounds different.This is one kind of breakfast we used to prepare its very easy to prepare.Its very tasty but need little patience.This we can prepare in two ways today i am coming with one method.Soon i will come with another method.
Ok lets go to the recipe.


Split moong dal-2 cups
Rice-2 tsp
Green chillies-6 -7(According to ur taste)
Ginger-Few pieces
Jeera-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Water required to grind.

For seasoning:

Onion-1 or 2
Turmeric-little pinch
Oil-3 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies-few
Curry leaves few


Take the moong dal in a bowl and clean well with water.
Add more water and soak this for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Later Take the soaked moong dal in the jar and green chillies,ginger,jeera and salt add water and grind to smooth paste.
It should be like dosa batter consistency.
Keep it aside.


Take the wide pan and add the oil and heat it.
When it gets heat add the mustard seeds and jeera.
When it starts to pop add dry red chillies and chopped curry leaves and fry this.
Later add the chopped onions and turmeric and mix it well.
Fry until the onion turns to light brown.
To this add the grinded paste and mix it well.
Here we have to mix it well continously we need more patience to mix this well.(Dont leave mix it well)
After some time all the mixture gets little crispy as shown in the pic.
Serve it hot.


  1. Delicious and healthy preparation...

  2. looks delicious and wonderful clicks ........



  4. Quite a new dish for me,looks awesome.

  5. delicious...very healthy...never heard it..thanks for sharing..

  6. Delicious healthy recipe love the moong dal recipes.