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Sprouted moong daal khichdi

Geeta Virmani
20 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Sprouted moong daal khichdi RECIPE

Khichdi.. A. Comfort food can be enjoyed with ghee, papad, curd and achar.... A quote usually said is khichdi ke yaar char... Papad, dahi ghee or achar. Sprouted moong daal enhances its nutritional value

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Sprouted moong daal 1 cup
  2. Basmati rice 1/2 cup
  3. Mustard and cumin seeds 1/2 tea spoon each
  4. Tomato puree 1 table spoon
  5. Desi ghee as desired....i used 1 table spoon
  6. Asafoetida... 1 pinch
  7. Salt and green chillies to taste
  8. Whole red chillies 2 or 3
  9. Coriander leaves chopped 1 table spoon
  10. Garlic chopped fi ely 1 tea spoon


  1. Soak rice for 30 minutes after washing it thoroughly
  2. In a pressure pan or cooker, put ghee, heat it and add asafoetida, mustard and cumin seeds, garlic and red chillies and let them splutter
  3. Add tomato puree, cook it for a while, add sprouted moong and rice, saute for a minute and salt alongwith 1 and 1/2 cup of water and cook to 2 whistles
  4. Pic of rice and sprouted moong being sautéed
  5. Pic after adding water
  6. Let the pressure release on its own. Open and serve hot hot with coriander leaves chopped as garnish
  7. Healthy, filling and comforting dish is ready to be enjoyed
  8. You may add ghee and lemon juice or red chilly powder tadka on it (which is totally optional)
  9. Khichdi is ready ... Serve it with ghee, curd, papad and achar

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Feb-16-2018

Simple yet delicious.

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