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Moong Dal Khichari recipe you need
split moong beans with skins, cleaned and
½ cup cracked wheat ( dalia )
1 tablespoon ghee
1 ½ teaspoons white cumin seeds,
1 whole dried red chili pepper ( optional
¼ teaspoon asafoetida powder
3 cups water
¾ teaspoon salt
½ cup cashews, almonds ( soaked overnight
and peeled ),
or pine nuts, soaked in water overnight
and finely ground
6 whole black peppercorns
3 whole cloves
seeds of 1 black cardamom pod
2 tablespoons white or black poppy seeds
soaked overnight and finely
ground ( Optional )
Moong Dal Khichari Recipe
Mix the moong
beans with the cracked wheat and soak in
water to cover for 1 hour.
Drain and discard
the soaking water.
In a large,
heavy pan, heat the ghee over medium heat.
Add the cumin
seeds, chili pepper, and asafoetida and
sauté until toasted.
Mix in the
beans and cracked wheat along with the 3
cups of water and bring to a boil.
Add the salt,
nuts, and masala.
Cover and simmer
over low heat for 30 to 45 minutes, or until
the beans are soft.
information on this Moong Dal Khichari recipe
Ideal for health-oriented
people or bodybuilders, this dish can also
be eaten by sick people, if the nuts and
poppy seeds are omitted.
It is beneficial
for mucus-dominated individuals ( Kaphas
can be taken by those suffering from a cold,
in which case white poppy seeds should be
pappadam, chutney, and any pickle.