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

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Sprouted Moong Khichdi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Sprouted Moong Khichdi
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sprouted Moong Khichdi Recipe

  • 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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