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Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi, Replacing rice with whole wheat enhances the fibre and iron content of this recipe, while the use of equal amounts of ghee and oil gives it a traditional touch while reducing the amount of fat.

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ઘઉંની બીકાનેરી ખીચડી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi for Diabetes, Whole Wheat Khichdi in Gujarati) 

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healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi recipe | gehun ki khichdi for diabetes | whole wheat khichdi | protein rich gehun moong dal ki bikaneri khichdi is a healthy one dish meal. Learn how to make gehun ki khichdi for diabetes.

To make healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi, clean, wash and soak the wheat in enough water in a deep bowl overnight. Drain well. Grind the wheat to a coarse paste in a mixer without using any water. Keep aside. Clean, wash and soak the moong dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 2 hours. Drain and keep aside. Heat the ghee and oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds, green chillies and asafoetida. When the seeds crackle, add the ground wheat and moong dal and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add 3½ cups of hot water, salt and turmeric powder, mix well and pressure cook for 6 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and mix well. Serve immediately with low-fat curds.

Inspired by heart-warming Rajasthani Cuisine, whole wheat khichdi is sumptuous and tasty enough to make a complete meal. Replacing rice with whole wheat enhances the fibre and iron content of this recipe, thus making it suitable for diabetes, weight watchers and heart patients.

The combination of whole wheat and moong dal (cereal and pulse) makes this a high protein fare, while the use of minimal amounts of oil gives a health touch to the protein rich gehun moong dal ki bikaneri khichdi.

The Indian spices added in whole wheat khichdi also have proven health benefits. The cumin seeds and asafoetida are known for their digestive benefits, the green chilli for its antioxidants and the turmeric powder for its anti-bacterial property. Carefully made with well-chosen ingredients, this healthy khichdi is a must try with a bowl of curd. You can make your choice between full fat curd and low fat curd.

Tips for healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi. 1. Whole wheat is difficult to cook and so has to be soaked overnight. If you want to make for dinner, ensure you soak it to for at least 10 to 12 hours. 2. Blend the soaked and drained wheat into a coarse mixture only. This will lend a good texture to the khichdi. 3. Serving the khichdi is very important, else it might thicken with time.

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Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi for Diabetes, Whole Wheat Khichdi recipe - How to make Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi for Diabetes, Whole Wheat Khichdi

Soaking time:  Overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

For Healthy Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi
1 cup whole wheat (gehun)
1/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
1 tsp ghee
1 tsp oil
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 slit green chillies
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

For Serving With Healthy Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi
low fat curds
Method
    Method
  1. Clean, wash and soak the wheat in enough water in a deep bowl overnight. Drain well.
  2. Grind the wheat to a coarse paste in a mixer without using any water. Keep aside.
  3. Clean, wash and soak the moong dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 2 hours. Drain and keep aside.
  4. Heat the ghee and oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds, green chillies and asafoetida.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the ground wheat and moong dal and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  6. Add 3½ cups of hot water, salt and turmeric powder, mix well and pressure cook for 6 whistles.
  7. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and mix well.
  8. Serve immediately with low-fat curds.

Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi (Diabetic Recipe) Video by Tarla Dalal

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What is healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi made off?

  1. What is healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi made off? whole wheat khichdi is made from 1 cup whole wheat (gehun), 1/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram), 2 tbsp ghee, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 2 green chillies , slit, 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing), haldi and salt to taste.

How to soak whole wheat?

  1. This is what whole wheat looks like.
  2. Put whole wheat in a deep glass bowl of water and clean the whole wheat with your fingers. There is very little dirt as you can see. 
     
  3. Change the water and now you whole wheat is clean.
  4. Cover and soak overnight.
  5. This is how the whole wheat looks in the morning.
  6. Drain.
  7. Keep aside.

Benefits of whole wheat


    Soaking of yellow moong dal

    1. This is what yellow moong dal looks like. Yellow moong dal refers to moong beans that have been skinned and split, so that they're flat, yellow, and quick-cooking. They're relatively easy to digest. 
    2. Put the yellow moong dal in water and wash it. You can see the dirt. This will require you to change the water 2 to 3 times till you get clean water.  
    3. The yellow moong dal is now clean. Cover with the lid and soak the yellow moong dal for 2 hours. 
    4. Drain.
    5. Keep aside.

    7 benefits of yellow moong dal

    1.  As nourishing as yellow moong dal is, it is equally beneficial for us. Its serves correct nourishment to smallest cell of our body to nerves to various organs. Here’s the comprehensive list…. Cells & Tissues: Apart from glucose for survival, cells and tissues need proteincalcium and iron for growth and maintenance. Yellow moong dal provides all of these. Just about ¼ cup is enough to provide 12.2 gm of protein, 37.5 mg of calcium and 1.95 mg of iron.
    2. Yellow Moong Dal benefits the Heart: The fiber (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. A well maintained cholesterol profile will help you prevent complications like stroke. Additionally, it isn’t a good source of fat at all. So you need not worry about that nutrient too.
      Recipe Suggestion for a Healthy HeartMethi Moong Dal SubziWhole Wheat and Vegetable Khichdi. See 7 benefits of yellow moong dal.   

    tips of healthy gehun ki Bikaneri khichdi

    1. Whole wheat is difficult to cook and so has to be soaked overnight. If you want to make for dinner, ensure you soak it to for at least 10 to 12 hours.
    2. Blend the soaked and drained wheat into a coarse mixture only. This will lend a good texture to the khichdi. 
    3. Serving the khichdi is very important, else it might thicken with time. 

    making healthy gehun ki Bikaneri khichdi

    1. To make healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi recipe | gehun ki khichdi for diabetes | whole wheat khichdi | protein rich gehun moong dal ki bikaneri khichdi | in a mixer, put the soaked whole wheat. See above on step by step on how to soak whole wheat.
    2. Blend the wheat to a coarse paste in a mixer without using any water. 
    3. Keep aside.
    4. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pressure cooker.
    5. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
    6. Add 2 green chillies , slit.
    7. Add 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
    8. Sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
    9. Add the coarsely crushed wheat.
    10. Add 1/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram).
    11. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
    12. Add salt to taste.
    13. Add 3½ cups of hot water.
    14. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
    15. Mix well.
    16.   Pressure cook for 6 whistles. We have used a 2 litre pressure cooker. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
    17. This is what the healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi | gehun ki khichdi for diabetes | whole wheat khichdi | protein rich gehun moong dal ki bikaneri khichdi | looks like after pressure cooking. It seems there is more water, but on mixing the water is absorbed by the gehun.
    18. Mix healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi | gehun ki khichdi for diabetes | whole wheat khichdi | protein rich gehun moong dal ki bikaneri khichdi | well.
    19. Serve healthy gehun ki bikaneri khichdi | gehun ki khichdi for diabetes | whole wheat khichdi | protein rich gehun moong dal ki bikaneri khichdi | immediately with low fat curds.

    health benefits of healthy gehun ki Bikaneri khichdi

    1. Healthy Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi – a nourishing one dish meal.
    2. The use of broken wheat and moong dal lends a good quality protein, especially for the vegetarians. 
    3. Filled with fibre, it satiates you for a long time and boosts digestion too. 
    4. B vitamins,zinc, magnesium and phosphorus are other key nutrients this khichdi is rich in. 
    5. A bowl of curd and simple kachumber salad is the perfect accompaniment to this khichdi. 
       

    Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
    Energy141 cal
    Protein5.1 g
    Carbohydrates25.2 g
    Fiber0.9 g
    Fat2.2 g
    Cholesterol0 mg
    Sodium6.9 mg

    RECIPE SOURCE : Good Food For DiabetesBuy this cookbook

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    ઘઉંની બીકાનેરી ખીચડી
    5
     on 02 Aug 19 01:19 PM


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    Tarla Dalal    Vaishali , glad you liked the khichadi recipe.
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    02 Aug 19 02:04 PM
    ઘઉંની બીકાનેરી ખીચડી
    5
     on 07 Jan 19 10:09 AM


    Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi ( Diabetic Recipe)
    5
     on 02 Jan 18 07:31 PM


    Can we use Dalia instead of whole wheat?
    गेहूं की बिकानेरी खिचड़ी
    5
     on 31 Jan 17 10:26 AM


    Yeh gheu ki khichdi muze aur hamare unneh khub pasand aayee. Hamari dono ki sugar bhi control me rahegi.
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    Tarla Dalal    Thank you for the feedback Anandirani. Do keep trying some more recipes and share your feedback with us. Happy Cooking! !!
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    31 Jan 17 11:46 AM
    Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi
    5
     on 08 Jan 15 03:56 PM


    A khichdi without rice? Wow!! I tried it for my father who is diabetic and he just loved it.... Thanks for the recipe.