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The fada ni khichdi is bursting with flavour; try this recipe tonight

Try this easy, one-pot meal for dinner tonight; we are sure you will love it!

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi |
July 9, 2020 8:00:40 pm
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How about something delicious and easy to make for dinner tonight? Well, khichdi may not be something you thought we would suggest, but there are so many variations of this one pot meal, that it will leave you surprised. So try the flavourful moong dal khichdi or Fada ni khichdi, a Gujarati staple made with dalia or broken wheat, which is not only a delight to have but also helps keep cholesterol levels under check.

Simple to make, the khichdi can be had with curd or ghee or pickle.

Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal recently shared the recipe.

Take a look!


10g – Moong dal
10g – Broken wheat
20g – Chopped onion
20g – Chopped capsicum
10g – Boiled peas
20g – Chopped tomato
¼ tsp – Cumin seeds
¼ tsp – Ginger garlic paste
¼ tsp – Turmeric powder
¼tsp – Red chilli powder
1 tsp – Olive oil


*Wash and soak moong dal and broken wheat for 10-15 minutes, and strain.
*In a pressure cooker, add oil followed by cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste and onion.
*When the onion turns soft, add boiled peas, tomato, capsicum and other spices.
*Now add moong dal, broken wheat and saute for few minutes.
*Add 1-2 cups of water and pressure cook for up to two-three whistles.
*Serve hot along with curd.

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