Mung dal Khichdi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Yellow mung dal
  • 4 to 5 curry leaves
  • 2-3 dried red chillies (adjust this according to taste)
  • 1 tbsp maharashtrian black masala or goda masala
  • (use garam masala if this is not available)
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsps of ground cumin and desiccated coconut powder
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • salt and sugar to taste
  • freshly grated coconut and coriander for garnishing

How to Make Mung 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 mins.
  • 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. This khichdi goes well with milk as well.