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Mung dal Khichdi

Indian Cooking Recipe : Mung dal Khichdi

Ingredients :

1 cup rice
½ cup yellow mung dal
4 to 5 curry leaves
2-3 dried red chillies
1 tbsp garam masala
a pinch of asafoetida
½ tbsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp of ground cumin and desiccated
coconut powder
2 tbsp oil
Salt and sugar to taste
Freshly grated coconut and coriander for garnishing

Method :

Clean and wash the rice and dal and mix them.
Soak and drain the dal and rice mixture and keep for about 15 mins.
Heat oil, add curry leaves and dried red chillies and asafoetida.
Add the soaked and drained rice and dal mixture and add turmeric powder and mix well.
Add 3 cups of hot water and mix well.
Now add the garam masala,ground cummin and desiccated coconut powder, salt and sugar and mix well.
Cook in pressure cooker/rice cooker till done.
Garnish with freshly grated coconut and coriander.
Ready to serve.