Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

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Sometimes we yearn for the soothing comfort of homemade khichdi, but also feel like having something spicier. When in two minds, go for the Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi. Made of rice and wholesome green moong dal, this flavourful khichdi gets its punch from sautéed onion and garlic, along with a traditional tempering of spices and spice powders. Serve hot with kadhi, for a homely meal that warms the heart.


Recipe Description for Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi

Soaking Time:  2 hours
Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 4 servings
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For Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi
1/2 cup rice (chawal)
1/2 cup green moong dal (split green gram)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp urad dal (split black lentils)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
salt to taste
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

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For spicy green moong dal khichdi

  1. Combine the rice and green moong dal in enough hot water and soak for 2 hours and drain.
  2. Combine the rice and green moong dal salt and 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and add the mustard seeds, urad dal and asafoetida.
  5. When the mustard seeds crackle, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander-cumin seeds powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
  7. Add the cooked rice-moong dal mixture, coriander, a little salt and 1½ cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve the {span class="bold1"}spicy moong dal khichdi{/span} immediately with kadhi.

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