green moong dal khichdi recipe | hari moong dal khichdi
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
green moong dal khichdi recipe is a healthy and tasty rice and lentil dish that has flavours of ghee/clarified butter and green cardamoms. made with basmati rice, green moong dal khich pairs perfectly with vegetable curries of all kinds.
  • Basmati rice - 1 cup, soaked along with the dal for 30 mins & drained
  • Split green moong dal/Chilkewali hari moong dal - ¼ cup
  • Ghee - 1 & ½ tbsp
  • Black peppercorns - 6
  • Green cardamoms - 4
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Hot water - 3 cups or as needed depending on the rice
  1. Heat ghee is a pan or a skillet. Toss in the cumin seeds, green cardamoms, and black peppercorns and saute for a few seconds.
  2. Add in the drained rice and dal. Saute for a minute. Mix carefully so the rice grains won't break.
  3. Add hot water and salt. Bring it to a boil.
  4. Continue to cook on medium-high heat until the rice is 80% cooked and you can see holes beginning to develop on the top.
  5. Turn the heat to low and cover the pan/skillet. Let the khichdi cook in the remaining water for the next 8-10 minutes.
  6. Switch off the heat and let the khichdi stand for 10 minutes.
  7. Then take the lid off and add chopped coriander leaves and gently fluff the rice with the back of the spoon.
  8. Green moong dal khichdi recipe is ready. Serve hot with your favorite vegetable curry. Enjoy!
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