Friday, July 9, 2010

Broken Wheat Moong Dal Spinach Khichdi


This weekend i was chatting with my vadina(bhabhi) from vijaywada and she was very excited to see me blogging. She is a wonderfull cook and she shared this tasty recipe with broken wheat(dalia),moong dal and spinach.Besides looking attractive,it has its own unique taste n flavor and it will simply melt in ur mouth ..try this i am sure u will fall in love with this healthy khichdi (porridge). Its very ideal meal for diabetics too.

Serving for 4, preparation n cooking time 30 min

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cup broken wheat(dalia)
  • 1 cup split yellow mung lentils(moong dal)
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
For tempering
  • 2 tbsp ghee/clarified butter
  • 1/2 inch grated ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grounded black paper
  • 2 green chillies
  • a pinch of hing (asafoetida)
Cooking Procedure

Boil 5 cups of water in a deep bottom pan n add moong dal and stir occasionally

After 75 percent dal seems cooked add broken wheat and stir every 2 min

As it thickens add more water when necessary, it should be appropriate enough to stir with mild effort

Once the wheat is almost cooked add the spinach ,turmeric powder and salt and mix nicely

Once dal become soft switch off the flame and ensure it has a soft flow cosistency

For tempering

Heat ghee in a pan add cumin seeds once it splutter

Add ginger ,black paper and green chillies and let it fry for a while

add this tempering to the above pan n mix it nicely ..

Enjoy ur healthy khichdi with green salad , pickle or potato chips

22 comments:

Arti said...

The khichdi looks really tempting! And whats more its healthy too!!
Loved it :)

Swathi said...

Sathya,

Nice porridge Healthy one. I like broken wheat, however my hubby is not a fan of it. Thanks for visiting my blog.

PranisKitchen said...

really healthy one sathya tried the moong n spinach combination the addition of broken wheat sounds really delicious.. good one

aipi said...

nice and healthy..you rock !!

Umm Mymoonah said...

Wow! That's very healthy dish, looks so good.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Mouth watering pic dear, love broken wheat recipes.

Rach said...

Wow ,simply healthy!

Torviewtoronto said...

Looks yummy

kitchen queen said...

healthy delicious and yummy khichdi.you have a lovely blog with nice recipes.

Jay said...

thatz a healthy kitchadi...thanx dear now I have a new breakfast menu to delight my family...

Priya said...

Wat a healthy khichdi, looks fantastic..

KALVA said...

yummm never tried this one before. should give this one a try!! looks lovely@

Krishnaveni said...

delicious kichadi great

Priya said...

Good Nutritious porridge Satya!

Nandini said...

Wow! The bowl is full of health and nutrition!

jais said...

healthy one. i too made this. really its taste good

Sadhana said...

Looks mouthwatering dear....will soon give it a try...

kanthi said...

A good nutritous khichdi for a week end.

Sushma Mallya said...

Very healthy, using spinach is a very good option...

Vani said...

Nutritious and looking delish too!

Satya said...

thanks u every one for ur lovely feedbacks

Caroline said...

I made this last night and it was great! I had to use bulgur wheat, as I didn't have regular cracked wheat, but I don't think it compromised the recipe since they are similar. I made half of the recipe and it was still quite a lot!! Thank you for this...I will be making again and again!!

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