Moong dal Khichadi (Indian Lentil-Rice comfort food)


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250.4
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.1 mg
  • Sodium: 354.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

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Introduction

a very yummy sunday-night hot meal of rice and lentils. served with yogurt and lemon pickle or spiced buttermilk

(the nutritional info shows info for 3 cups COOKED rice and 2 cups COOKED moong dal - which is the amount you get when you start with 1 cup basmati rice and 1/2 cup dal but cook it with a lot of water to get a thick porridge like consistency)
a very yummy sunday-night hot meal of rice and lentils. served with yogurt and lemon pickle or spiced buttermilk

(the nutritional info shows info for 3 cups COOKED rice and 2 cups COOKED moong dal - which is the amount you get when you start with 1 cup basmati rice and 1/2 cup dal but cook it with a lot of water to get a thick porridge like consistency)

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    basmati rice - 1 cup
    yellow moong dal - 0.5 cup
    ginger root - grated / bruised - as needed
    green chillies - 2-3 split
    red chilli powder - 0.5 tsp
    cumin powder - 0.5 tsp
    garam masala - 0.5 tsp
    lemon juice - 1 tbsp

    for tempering -
    1 tbsp oil
    1 tsp cumin seed
    hing
    1 tsp turmeric

Directions

temper the ingredients in hot oil in a pressure cooker
add ginger,chillies. stir fry
add red chilli powder , cumin powder, garam masala, stir 1 min
add washed and drained rice +lentil.
stir fry 2-3 min
add 4 cups water, salt , cover and cook 10 -1 5 min
open, adjust salt, add lemon , the rice should not be dry,
it should be very soft, and have a thick -porridge like consistency. serve with pickle and yogurt.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARPITAK.

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