Whole Wheat and Vegetable Khichdi


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This dish is most suited to people having diabetes and high cholesterol, as rice has been replaced with whole wheat. This khichdi, spiced with a mixture of indian spices, tastes best when served hot with a bowl of curds.

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup whole wheat (gehun) , soaked for 6 hours and drained
1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked for 15 to 20 minutes and drained
1 tsp oil
2 to 3 peppercorns (kalimirch)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
25 mm (1”) stick cinnamon (dalchini)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/4 cup thinly sliced onions
1 cup mixed vegetables (french beans ,
carrot and green peas)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
fresh curd

Method
  1. Blend the whole wheat in a mixer to a coarse paste using approx. ½ of cup water. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, add the peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon and cumin seeds.
  3. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the mixed vegetables and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Add the ground wheat paste and moong dal, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  7. Add the salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and 3 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  8. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  9. Garnish with coriander and serve immediately with fresh curds.
Nutrient values per serving
EnergyFibreFatProteinCarbohydrateVitamin A
169 kcal. 1.2 gm. 1.9 gm. 8.3 gm. 29.6 gm. 110.5 mcg
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 on 22 Jun 14 10:15 PM


very healthy. and equally tasty!
 on 19 Dec 12 09:24 AM


a quick and tasty healthy recipe
 on 06 Nov 12 01:48 PM


Tasty, healthy khichdi made of whole wheat, moong dal and vegetables cooked in just 1 tsp of oil.