Green Moong Khichdi

Green Moong dal khichdi is a simple one pot dish of whole green gram dal and rice. Khichdi is wholesome and nutritious. Whole green gram legume is rich in proteins and fiber and when combined with rice as in this recipe, makes for a complete meal.If you are looking for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner idea, then do try out this healthy green moong dal khichdi. This dish can be served with Papad / Raitha. We can skip the onions, and make this dish during festival days.

Green Moong Khichdi
Green Moong Khichdi

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time15 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Recipe CategoryMain
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

Green Moong Khichdi
Green Moong Khichdi

Raw Rice3/4 Cup*
Split Green Moong1/2 Cup
Onion1, Finely Chopped
Tomato1, Finely Chopped
Chopped Carrot1/4 Cup
Chopped Green Beans 1/4 Cup
Potato1, Finely Chopped
Green Peas2 Tablespoon
Turmeric Powder1/4 Teaspoon
Sambar Powder1 Teaspoon
SaltTo Taste
Ghee1 Teaspoon for Garnishing

* 1 Cup = 250ml

For Tempering:
Oil2 Tablespoon
Mustard Seeds1 Teaspoon
Cumin Seeds1 Teaspoon
Green Chili2, Slit
Chopped Ginger1 Teaspoon
Curry Leaves Few

Green Moong Khichdi
Green Moong Khichdi

  1. Wash and soak the rice +green moong for 10 mins

  2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Add cumin seeds and let it sputter

  3. Add green chili, ginger and curry leaves and saute for few seconds

  4. Add chopped onions and saute the onions till translucent. Then add chopped tomato and stir-fry for few seconds

  5. To the cooker, now add carrots, beans, peas and potatoes and stir-fry in high flame for a minute. Add turmeric powder, salt and sambar powder and mix well

  6. Strain water from soaked rice+moong and add the rice+moong to the cooker. Add 4.5 Cups of water and give a good mix

  7. Cover the pressure cooker with a lid and allow 3 whistles

  8. Once the pressure is fully released, open the cooker and gently mix the Khichdi. Finally add a teaspoon of ghee and give a mix. 

  9. The delicious one-pot healthy Green Moong Khichdi Ready!
  10. Green Moong Khichdi
    Green Moong Khichdi

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Can we use whole green gram rather than split??!!

If i use whole green gram, should i soak it overnight?

i tried with whole green moong dhall, it has come up well.



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