How to make Sprouted Moong Khichdi Recipe - A tasty and delicious khichdi prepared using sprouted moong dal.

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Main Ingredients : Sprouted Green gram (अंकुरित मूंग), Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Rice

Sprouted Moong Khichdi

Gujarat has long stretches of unspoilt coastline and an endless supply of fish and shell fish. But strict Jainism in the past and orthodox Hinduism today has encouraged widespread vegetarianism.  The Gujarati cuisine is not heavily spiced but slightly sweeter than the cuisines of the neighbouring states.
Gujarati food is distinctively vegetarian with about 65% of its population shunning the meat.  The remaining 35% of the state’s population consists of Bohra Muslims and Parsis. Bohra Muslims are the followers of Abdullah who were Hindus who adopted Muslim religion.  The Parsi cuisine on the other hand is a blend of western influences.

You can also find more Rice recipes like Schezwan Pulao, Sabzi Aur Tamatar Ka Pulao, Corn Paprika Rice, Burnt Ginger Rice. Or try out these recipes from Gujarati Cuisine like Chana No Halwo, Instant Rava Dhokla, Mohanthaal, Doodhi Ki Muthiya.

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Sprouted Moong Khichdi

  • Sprouted Green gram 1 1/2 cups

  • Rice soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Pure ghee 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Green chillies slit 3-4

  • Cauliflower 4-6 florets

  • Carrot julienne 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds, cinnamon and slit green chillies and let it crackle.

Step 2

Add cauliflower, carrots and turmeric powder and sauté.

Step 3

Add salt and crushed peppercorns.

Step 4

Drain the soaked rice and add to the vegetables.

Step 5

Sauté for a couple of minutes and add three cups of hot water.

Step 6

Once it comes to a boil, add the sprouted moong and mix, cover the pan with a lid and cook on a medium heat.

Step 7

When done, serve hot along with some ghee.

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