Sunday, August 11, 2013

Moong Dal Khichdi | Split Green Gram Khichdi

Moongdal Khichdi
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Serves: 4servings

Moong Dal Khichdi is a very soothing and light recipe .Nice combinations of rice grains and legumes, can be prepared at any time in lunch or in dinner. Usually khichdi is prepared with sufficient amount of water but sindhi’s like khichdi with each and every grain separated. This khichdi goes well with toori bhaji and curd. Ingredients required and detailed instructions for the recipe are as follows:


Chilke wali moong dal(split green gram)- ½ cup
Basmati rice-1 cup
Pepper corns-1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds-1 teaspoon
Hing(asafoetida)-1/8 teaspoon
Ghee-1 tablespoon
Turmeric powder -1/4teaspoon
Salt-to taste
Water- 2 & ½ cups


wash and soak dal and rice together for ½ an hour. Take a heavy bottomed pan, heat ghee in it, add cumin seeds and pepper corns to it, as cumin crackles, add asafoetida , add soaked dal and rice without water, add turmeric powder and salt to it, mix well.
Roast on high flame till rice grains start sticking to pan, pour water over it, mix well and bring it to boil on high flame, when water is 90% absorbed, adjust the flame to low, cover the lid and cook till water is absorbed completely.
Serve hot with curd or any vegetable of your choice.
recipe of making moong dal khichadi without pressure cooker

Notes: Quantity of water may vary depending upon the quality of rice, how much water it absorbs.
It can be pressure cooked to , (while pressure cooking if you are taking 1 cup rice and dal only one cup water will be required follow 1:1 ratio.), but it taste good if prepared in wide pan or kadhai

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