Masoor Dal and Vegetable Khichdi
by Tarla Dalal
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Need an iron-boost? Go for this soothing Masoor Dal and Vegetable Khichdi! Made of a wholesome combination of dal, rice and vegetables cooked with aromatic spices, this traditional khichdi gives several nutrients including a significant amount of iron per serving. Flavourful and nutritious, this sumptuous dish is a complete meal in its own right.
- Soak masoor dal and brown rice in enough water for 30 minutes. Drain well and keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds, cardamom and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the onions and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the green peas, potatoes and french beans and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes.
- Add the rice, masoor dal, turmeric powder, green chilli paste and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add 4 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Serve hot.
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