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 High Protein Millet Pongal

Prep Time – 12 minutes  | Servings – 6 

Calories – 450 kcal

Protein  – 8.9 g


Origin Nutrition Unflavoured Protein – 1 scoop

1/2 cup Foxtail Millet

1/2 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)

2 Green Chillies

1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)

2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns

1 sprig Curry leaves

8 Cashew nuts

1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)

1 teaspoon Ginger , chopped

2 tablespoon Ghee

1 tablespoon Oil

Salt –  to taste

3 cups water 


  1. Saute washed dal in 1 teaspoon of ghee until it’s light brown and aromatic. Add millets and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Mix in 4 cups of water, close the lid, and cook for 4-5 whistles. After releasing pressure, open the lid and mix well.
  3. In a separate pan, heat the remaining ghee, add jeera, black pepper, green chilies, ginger, curry leaves, cashew nuts, and asafoetida. Saute until cashews are golden.
  4. Combine the tempered mixture with the Pongal, bring to a boil, and adjust consistency if needed.
  5. Your Millet Pongal is ready!