Panch Dhan Khichdi

Panch Dhan Khichdi , this extremely appetizing mixture of five kinds of grains provides necessary vitamins b1 and b3 which you need as an expectant mother. It also offers a hefty dose of fibre!

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Panch Dhan Khichdi features an extremely appetising mixture of rice with five kinds of lentils that provide the expectant mother with essential vitamins B1 and B3. Loaded with ample fibre, this khichdi is also quite filling. Common ingredients and spice powders, which will be available in every kitchen, provide the Panch Dhan Khichdi an irresistible flavour.

Once you have soaked the lentils and beans, this homely Panch Dhan Khichdi is also very easy and convenient to make, so you can whip up a sumptuous meal even when you are tired and not feeling up to spending too much time in the kitchen.

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Panch Dhan Khichdi recipe - How to make Panch Dhan Khichdi

Soaking time:  8 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 cup long grained rice (basmati) , washed and drained
2 tbsp moong (whole green gram) , soaked for 8 hours and drained
2 tbsp masoor (whole red lentil) , soaked for 8 hours and drained
2 tbsp matki (moath beans) , soaked for 8 hours and drained
2 tbsp rajma (kidney beans) , soaked for 8 hours and drained
2 tbsp kabuli chana (white chick peas) , soaked for 8 hours and drained
1 tbsp oil
3/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using Approx. 1/4 Cup Water)
4 tbsp freshly grated coconut
2 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
fresh curd
  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the prepared paste, garam masala, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, turmeric powder, salt and ¼ cup water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add all the pulses, rice and 4 cups water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with fresh curds.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy352 cal
Protein10.7 g
Carbohydrates56.4 g
Fiber7.3 g
Fat9.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium10.6 mg

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Panch Dhan Khichdi ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)
 on 14 May 14 02:13 PM

Simply delicious...this recipe is so quick and easy to make and also a great variety to the regular moong dal khichdi.. a perfectly heart melting dish...