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

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Main Ingredients : Sprouted Green gram, Rice

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.

Sprouted Moong Khichdi Recipe - how to make Sprouted Moong Khichdi

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients

  • Sprouted Green gram 1 1/2 cups

  • Rice soaked1 1/2 cups

  • Pure ghee 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Green chillies slit3-4

  • Cauliflower 4-6 florets

  • Carrot julienne1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed1/2 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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