Padengi Bajil /Sprouted green gram with poha upkari

Padengi  bajil / Mooga usli poha chutney /Sprouted moong usli with masala poha is another Mangalorian breakfast speciality. this is a very nutritious,wholesome,tasty and healthy combo.The other popular combos of Mangalorian breakfast are Kadle bajil/ Chana usli with poha,Bajl sajjige/ Poha with upma.

1 cup sprouted moong/ green gram
3 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard
1 sprig of curry leaf
3 finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp hing/ asafoetida
2 tblsp grated fresh coconut
Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan ,add mustard,when it starts crackling add curry leaves,green chillies and fry for a minute
  • Add hing,fry for a second,followed by boiled green gram ,salt to taste ,grated coconut and mix well
  • And your green gram usli is ready to serve
  • Don't overcook the green gram and boil it with minimum water.

2 cups fresh grated coconut (use white part only)
1 1/2 cups poha /beaten rice)
Salt to taste

For masala:
2 tsp coriander seeds/dania
1 tsp cumin seeds/jeera
1 green chilli
3-4 byadgi red chillies
jaggery or sugar to taste
salt to taste
Crush these ingredients .

For tempering:
3 tsp oil
2 tsp mustard
1 sprig of curry leaves


  • In a bowl mix coconut and the masala
  • Add the tempering 
  • Mix poha and serve


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