Moong Dal Khichdi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Rice - 1 cup
  • Yellow Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
  • 4 to 5 - curry leaves
  • 2-3 - dried red chillies (adjust this according to taste)
  • 1 tbsp - Maharashtra black masala or goda masala (use garam masala if this is not available)
  • A pinch - asafoetida
  • 1/2 tbsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - ground cumin and desiccated coconut powder
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Salt and Sugar - to taste
  • Freshly grated coconut and coriander for garnishing

How to Make Moong Dal Khichdi

  • Clean and wash the rice and dal and mix them. Soak and drain the dal and rice mixture and keep for about 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil, add curry leaves and dried red chillies and asafoetida.
  • Add the soaked and drained rice and dal mixture and add turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Add 3 cups of hot water and mix well.
  • Now add the black masala, ground cumin and desiccated coconut powder, salt and sugar and mix well.
  • Cook in pressure cooker/rice cooker till done.
  • Garnish with freshly grated coconut and coriander.
  • Serve hot with ghee, papads or tomato saar.