How to make Chilka Moongdal Khichdi - Quick and easy to make – this moongdal-rice khichdi is nutritious too.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Split green gram with skin (chilkewali moong dal) (छिलके वाली मूंगदाल),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Chilka Moongdal Khichdi

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Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Chilka Moongdal Khichdi
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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chilka Moongdal Khichdi Recipe

  • Split green gram with skin (chilkewali moong dal) 1/2 cup

  • Rice 1 cup

  • Pure ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon 1 inch sticks

  • Green chillies slit 2-3

  • Carrot grated 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 3-4

Method

Step 1

Soak dal and rice in four cups of water for one hour. Drain. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, green chillies, carrot and sauté for two minutes. Add dal and rice and mix well. Add salt, peppercorns and four cups of water.

Step 3

Cover the cooker with the lid and pressure cook till one whistle. Serve hot, may be with hot ghee.

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