Wheat-Moong Khichdi Recipe

Wheat-Moong Khichdi is a nutritious and comforting Indian dish made with a combination of wheat grains and split green gram (moong dal). It is a one-pot meal that is easy to prepare and packed with protein, fiber, and essential nutrients. The khichdi is cooked with aromatic spices and ghee, giving it a delicious and comforting flavor. It is often served with yogurt, pickle, or papad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Wheat-Moong Khichdi Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Wheat Grains
  • 0.13 cup Split Green Gram
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Bay Leaf
  • 0.63 Le Spices
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1 cup Water

Directions: Wheat-moong Khichdi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the wheat grains and moong dal for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, bay leaf, and whole spices.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, ginger-garlic paste, and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add soaked wheat grains, moong dal, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 5.Pour in water and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles or until the grains are cooked.
  • STEP 6.Once the pressure releases, open the cooker and give the khichdi a gentle mix.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with yogurt, pickle, or papad.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables like carrots, peas, or potatoes to make the khichdi more nutritious.
  • Adjust the consistency of the khichdi by adding more or less water according to your preference.
  • For added flavor, you can temper the khichdi with ghee, cumin seeds, and red chili powder before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover khichdi can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the khichdi in a microwave or on the stovetop with a little water to restore its moisture.
  • Serve the khichdi hot with a dollop of ghee, yogurt, or pickle for a delicious and wholesome meal.
Nutrition
value
242
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat12 g Protein45 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Carbs
    45g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    45g
  • Protein
    12g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    42mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    52mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    60mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    86mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    174mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
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