Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri Recipe

Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri is a traditional Bengali dish made with roasted moong dal, rice, and a variety of vegetables. It is a flavorful and nutritious one-pot meal that is often prepared during festivals and special occasions. The roasted moong dal adds a unique nutty flavor to the dish, while the vegetables provide a burst of freshness. This comforting khichuri is best enjoyed with a dollop of ghee and served hot.

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Ingredients for Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Rice
  • 1/4 cup Moong Dal
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1.25 Ves Of Garlic
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 Carrot
  • 1/4 cup Green Peas
  • 1/2 Potato
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • as per your need Whole Spices
  • as required Water For Cooking

Directions: Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the rice and moong dal for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown. Then, add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add the soaked rice, moong dal, and vegetables like carrots, peas, and potatoes. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Stir in water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
  • STEP 6.Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and give the khichuri a gentle mix.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with a dollop of ghee and enjoy the comforting flavors of Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri.

Cooking Tips

  • Roasting the moong dal before cooking enhances its flavor.
  • You can add other vegetables like cauliflower, beans, or bell peppers for variation.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri is best served hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the khichuri in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
Nutrition
value
408
calories per serving
3 g Fat18 g Protein77 g Carbs22 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Carbs
    77g
  • Fiber
    22g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    77g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Fiber
    22g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    224mg
  • Iron
    12mg
  • Vitamin A
    555mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    112mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    26mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    183mg
  • Manganese
    11mg
  • Phosphorus
    252mg
  • Selenium
    33mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp