Jan 19, 2013

Moong Dal Khichdi

Today I post very healthy and nutritive “Moong Dal Khichdi” which is easy to prepare anytime with couple of few ingredients. This khichdi is very good option for toddlers… it’s a complete meal with rice, lentil and veggies…. You can prepare little liquid consistency which good for kids to digest.  

For adults… with little fusion, you can prepare this khichdi with onion and tomato tempering and serve with curd.    

Preparation time: 15 Minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 people
1/2 Cup Rice
1/4 Cup Split Green gram
1/2 Cup Carrot and peas, peeled and chopped
2 Tbsp. Green coriander leaves, chopped
Salt to taste
1 Tsp. Cumin seeds
A pinch of Asafoetida Powder
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric powder
2 Tbsp. Clarifying Butter


Wash and soak the rice and lentil in one bowl with 2 cups of water for 15-20 minutes.
Now microwave or boil the peas and carrots together till to half boiled.
Heat the pressure cooker with clarifying butter on high flame.
Add cumin seeds and asafoetida when cumin start splutters.
Add boiled carrot, peas, rice and lentil with more than 5 Cups of water.
Add salt, turmeric power and green coriander.
Cover with lid and cook till to 5-6 whistles.
Now serve hot nutritious khichdi in bowl with some clarifying butter/ ghee on the top of khichdi.

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  1. Very healthy one for kids Preeti..

  2. Oh your comments option is back!!! this one is super delicious!!!
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  3. healthy and tasty meal.... perfect food for kids...

  4. another great healthy dish for kids

  5. Very tasty and healthy one pot meal.

  6. tasty and healthy dish

  7. Will definitely satisfy my tastebuds, love this healthy one pot meal.

  8. I prepare something similar for my lil one.VEry healthy...

  9. What a good and healthy lunch box recipe!

  10. Such a wholesome and nutritious dish for babies.


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