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Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe | Easy Khichdi Recipe

Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe | Easy Khichdi Recipe



Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe
If there is any ultimate food for me then it's khichdi, simple, easy and quick to make, light on stomach making it perfect for a lazy day or to have a quick lunch/dinner or to have during sickness up to you what option you pick to eat khichdi for me I make mostly as Saturday lunch or when some one not feeling well or having upset stomach or as a dinner option on week nights when I just don't want to cook much.


I make variety of khichdi with lot of options and variations to make DH eat khichdi as he doesn't like it much also made with various dal like with hara moong dal, tuvar dal, masoor dal and even with yellow moong dal.


Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe

This moong dal khichdi is similar to pongal just simpler version and it's very light on stomach, normally khichdi is mashed well but this particular day I mashed it only slightly you can do it according to your preference, pair it with pickle, pappad and have a comfort yet filling meal.

Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe


Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe

Khichdi is popular recipe made with rice, lentil and light spice making it great comfort food.
Author:Category: Main Course - RiceCuisine: North Indian
Prep Time: Cook Time:Total Time:
Yields:3

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup - Yellow Split Moong Dal  
  • 1 Cup - Rice
  • To Taste - Salt
  • 5-6 Cups - Water
  • For Tadka/Tempering
  • 2 tsp - Ghee/Oil
  • A Pinch - Asafoetida/Hing
  • 1 tsp - Cumin Seeds/Jeera
  • 2 tsp - Minched Garlic
  • 3-4 - Green Chili

Method: 

  1. Soak rice and dal for 10-15 minute, rinse 3-4 times in fresh water and pressure cook with 3 cups of water, salt to 3 whistles.
  2. Once cooker pressure released open cooker and add 1-2 cups of more water (water quantity depends on how you like your khichdi) and mash cooked rice-dal, adjust salt if required.
  3. Finely chop green chili, mince garlic.
  4. In tadka pan or small pan heat ghee or oil add hing, garlic and saute it until golden brown, now add cumin seeds, green chili and saute until cumin cracks.
  5. Pour prepared tempering over khichdi and mix well.
  6. Serve hot or warm with pickle, some salad or papad.



Relish the delicious khichdi and add a dollop of ghee to make it more irresistible.
Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe
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