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Fada Ji Khichdi Recipe

Fada Ji Khichdi is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
45 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 200 g - yellow moong dal
  • 200 g - peas (shelled)
  • 100 g - broken Wheat (dalia/lepsi)
  • 2 to 3 medium Potatoes (peeled, cubed)
  • 2 medium Carrots (peeled, cubed)
  • 2 to 3 Onions (finely chopped)
  • 5 to 6 - Garlic flakes (chopped finely)
  • 2 to 3 medium Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • 3 to 4 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 stick Cinnamon
  • 3 to 4 Cloves
  • 2 whole elaichi
  • 5 to 6 pepper whole
  • 3 Green chillies (chopped)
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - asafetida
  • 1 tbsp - fresh Coriander leaves
  • How to Make Fada Ji Khichdi:

    1. Clean the moong dal and soak for at least 30 minutes.
    2. Clean the, broken wheat carefully and wash 3-4 times.
    3. Soak for at least 30-40 minutes.
    4. In a pressure pan heat ghee.
    5. Add cinnamon stick, cloves, elaichi, and stir fry.
    6. Add cumin seed and asafoetida.
    7. Stir fry add the chopped garlic, chillies, and chopped onions.
    8. Stir fry till pink, add the chopped tomatoes and saute till soft.
    9. Now add the moong dal and broken wheat. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
    10. Add the vegetables (carrots, potatoes, peas). Mix well.
    11. Add salt to taste, turmeric powder, and chillie powder. Mix well.
    12. Add 5 cups of water and pressure cook on medium flame till about 4 whistles.
    13. On opening the cooker mix the Khichdi to make it soft.
    14. Garnish with fresh coriander.
    15. Serve hot with mango pickle, curd and papad.



     

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