Poha Moong Dal Khichdi : Happy Cooking & Healthy Eating

July 23, 2021 04:12 PM

Poha Moong Dal Khichdi

Serves: 2-3


100 gm green or yellow moong (mung) dal
100 gm poha, rinsed and drained
2 tbsp sambar powder
1 tsp jaggery
2 tsp imli or tamarind water
1 small piece of dalchini or cinnamon
2 cups chopped mixed vegetables, like French beans, potatoes, carrots, tomatoes, capsicum and green peas
1 medium-sized onion, chopped
Oil for cooking
2-3 cups water
1 tsp haldi or turmeric powder
1 tsp rai or mustard seeds
1 sprig curry leaves

Soak the poha for 15 minutes.
Heat in a pressure cooker over medium heat the moong dal and the vegetables along with 2-3 cups water and cook for one whistle or until half-cooked.
Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed kadhai or pan.
Add the mustard seeds and let it splutter.
Add the turmeric powder, cinnamon and curry leaves.
Saute for 10 seconds.&
Add the onions and fry till golden brown.
Add the half-cooked dal and vegetables mixture, drained poha, salt, sambar powder, jaggery, tamarind water and stir.
Add some water and mix well. Let it cook over low heat for 10-15 minutes.
Serve warm.

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