Moong dal kichidi | How to make Moong dal kichidi

By Gayathri Sarma  |  3rd Oct 2016  |  
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About Moong dal kichidi Recipe

It takes no time to digest so it is helpful during fasting time as it is very balanced with less carbs, more protein and useful fat and also easy to cook.

Moong dal kichidi is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Moong dal kichidi in your kitchen. This recipe requires 5 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. The Moong dal kichidi by Gayathri Sarma has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Moong dal kichidi at home without any difficulty. Moong dal kichidi is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Moong dal kichidi would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Moong dal kichidi this weekend. Share your Moong dal kichidi cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Gayathri Sarma for inputs. In case you have any queries for Moong dal kichidi you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Gayathri Sarma. You can also rate the Moong dal kichidi and give feedback.

Moong dal kichidi

Ingredients to make Moong dal kichidi

  • moong dal 1 cup (soak it for 5 mins)
  • rice - 1 cup (Soak it for 5 mins)
  • green chillies-2 slit
  • tomato 1 medium
  • jeera 1 table spoon
  • ginger 1/2 inch cut into small pieces
  • ghee 1 and half tbsp ( preferably cow ghee which has less calories)
  • water -3 cups
  • coriander leaves few strands
  • curry leaves/bay leaf 1 strand
  • red chilli 1/2 table spoon
  • salt to taste
  • turmeric 1/2 tea spoon

How to make Moong dal kichidi

  1. 1) In a deep vessel or rice cooker add ghee let it change to liquid state.
  2. 2) Add jeera and let it crackle & add green chilli, ginger, curry leaves and let it splutter.
  3. 3) Add sliced tomato and coriander leaves and let it become mushy.
  4. 4) Add red chilli and salt to that add drained moong dal and rice fry for 1 minute.
  5. 5) Add sufficient water to cook i used 3 cups for 1 cup of rice and dal and get 2 whistles.
  6. 6) Serve it with tomato chutney or simply with curd.

My Tip:

1) If you are cooking for elder or for children better add some more water. 2) it becomes balanced diet if you serve it with curds. 3) Serve hot for better taste

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