Daliya khichdi recipe – Dalia pulao with Moong Dal – Broken Wheat Khichdi

    daliya khichdi recipe

    Daliya khichdi recipe – Dalia pulao with Moong Dal – Broken Wheat Khichdi

    Daliya Moong Dal khichdi is a very nutritious dish you could have anytime. There are different ways and ingredients to make khichdi, every house hold has a different way to make it. Daliya Moong dal khichdi is made up of ingredients like Daliya, Moong Dal, ghee, cumin seeds and asafoetida. It not only has highly nutritious value but can be made very easily.

    Here is an easy recipe of Daliya Moong dal Khichdi with step by step pictures. This can be served to kids, to elders with a bit of spices and can be eaten otherwise. Daliya was considered a bland dish, who knew it could be made to taste so good. Enjoy a warm bowl of Daliya Moong Dal Khichdi in winter with a side assortment of curd, papad, pickle or chutney.

    Directions

    Making:

    Start with roasting daliya in a pressure cooker. For this, take 1 tsp ghee and it melt. Now add 1/3 cup (50 grams) daliya to the ghee. Roast daliya until there is slight change in color and it becomes fragrant.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    Daliya has now slightly changed its color and has become aromatic. Therefore, it is roasted aptly. Now add 1/3 cup (50 grams) washed moong dal to it. Roast and mix it well. Then add 2.5 cups of water, little more than ½ tsp salt or to taste and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder to it. Put the lid on and let the khichdi cook until it releases a whistle.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    Now after one whistle, reduce the flame and cook for 3 to 4 minutes more. After this, turn off the flame. Keep the cooker as it is until the pressure releases on itself. Khichdi is now ready but it is little thick in consistency, so add some water and let it simmer. ½ cup of water is added. Turn off the flame and khichdi is ready to serve for infants. This khichdi is very nutritious for them. Only salt and turmeric powder is added to this khichdi. No masala is added here, just add ghee and mix it well. Ghee enhances the flavor of khichdi and it is healthy for babies too.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    Now transfer the remaining khichdi to the bowl and add tempering to it. For tempering, heat a small pan and add 2 tsp of ghee to it. Add 1 or 2 tsp of ghee as desired. When the ghee is heated aptly, splutter ½ tsp cumin seeds to it.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    Reduce the flame and add a pinch of asafoetida and let it roast. Now pour this tempering on the khichdi and slightly mix it. Khichdi is now ready and it is apt for elders. Now let’s make it more spicy and tasty for younger kids and adults.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    For this we will roast some vegetables until crunchy and add to it. Heat a pan with 1 to 2 tsp ghee and add cumin seeds and asafoetida to it. Then add 1 finely chopped green chilly, ½ inch grated ginger, ½ cup green pea and ¼ cup finely chopped capsicum and sauté for a while. Cover and cook for 1 minute until the veggies becomes tender. Don’t over cook the veggies; keep it slightly crunchy and tender.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    Now add a finely chopped tomato and ¼ tsp salt to the veggies. Mix everything really well. Now add khichdi to the veggies followed by green coriander. Stir to mix everything really well.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    Serving:

    Delicious vegetable khichdi is now ready, Transfer it to a bowl and garnish the khichdi with some ghee on it. Finger-licking and delicious daliya and moong dal khichdi is now ready. Everyone in your family can relish eating this khichdi. Serve it with a side assortment of curd, papad, pickle or chutney.

    Daliya khichdi recipe

    Suggestions

    • Butter can also be used for instead of ghee for making the khichdi.
    • Skip the use of green chili and ginger if making it for the kids and infants.
    Daliya khichdi recipe - Dalia pulao with Moong Dal - Broken Wheat Khichdidaliya khichdi recipe
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    Recipe type: Main course
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Daliya – ⅓ cup (50 grams)
    • Moong dal – ⅓ cup (50 grams)
    • Ghee – 1 tbsp
    • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
    • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
    • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
    • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
    Instructions
    1. Start with roasting daliya in a pressure cooker. For this, take 1 tsp ghee and it melt. Now add ⅓ cup (50 grams) daliya to the ghee. Roast daliya until there is slight change in color and it becomes fragrant.
    2. Daliya has now slightly changed its color and became aromatic. Therefore, it is roasted aptly. Now add ⅓ cup (50 grams) washed moong dal to it. Roast and mix it well. Then add 2.5 cups of water, little more than ½ tsp salt or to taste and ¼ tsp turmeric powder to it. Put the lid on and let the khichdi cook until it releases a whistle.
    3. Now after one whistle, reduce the flame and cook for 3 to 4 minutes more. After this, turn off the flame. Keep the cooker as it is until the pressure releases on itself. Khichdi is now ready but it is little thick in consistency, so add some water and let it simmer. ½ cup of water is added. Turn off the flame and khichdi is ready to serve for infants. This khichdi is very nutritious for them. Only salt and turmeric powder is added to this khichdi. No masala is added here, just add ghee and mix it well. Ghee enhances the flavor of khichdi and it is healthy for babies too.
    4. Now transfer the remaining khichdi to the bowl and add tempering to it. For tempering, heat a small pan and add 2 tsp of ghee to it. Add 1 or 2 tsp of ghee as desired. When the ghee is heated aptly, splutter ½ tsp cumin seeds to it.
    5. Reduce the flame and add a pinch of asafoetida and let it roast. Now pour this tempering on the khichdi and slightly mix it. Khichdi is now ready and it is apt for elders. Now let’s make it more spicy and tasty for younger kids and adults.
    6. For this we will roast some vegetables until crunchy and add to it. Heat a pan with 1 to 2 tsp ghee and add cumin seeds and asafoetida to it. Then add 1 finely chopped green chilly, ½ inch grated ginger, ½ cup green pea and ¼ cup finely chopped capsicum and sauté for a while. Cover and cook for 1 minute until the veggies becomes tender. Don't over cook the veggies; keep it slightly crunchy and tender.
    7. Now add a finely chopped tomato and ¼ tsp salt to the veggies. Mix everything really well. Now add khichdi to the veggies followed by green coriander. Stir to mix everything really well.
    8. Delectable vegetable khichdi is now ready, Transfer it to a bowl and garnish the khichdi with some ghee on it. Finger-licking and delectable daliya and moong dal khichdi is now ready. Everyone in your family can relish eating this khichdi. Serve it with a side assortment of curd, papad, pickle or chutney.

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