Fada Ni Khichdi Recipe

Fada Ni Khichdi Recipe is a super healthy khichdi made the Gujarati way. A medley of broken wheat, dal and vegetables and a whole lot of spices and ghee. This recipe is an absolute winner. Comfort food at it's best. Serve along with some raita and papad.

Kalyani Srinath
Fada Ni Khichdi Recipe
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Fada Ni Khichdi is a delicious one pot meal which can be made for a weekday dinner. Made with Broken wheat instead of rice, this is a perfect treat for diabetics and  weight watchers too. 

A combination of broken wheat, with moong dal and vegetables, cooked along with whole spices in ghee. The whole spices are flavour to the khichdi, while the ghee adds richness to it. 

Serve Fada Ni Khichdi along with Coriander Tadka Raita RecipeGujarati Gor Keri Recipe - Sweet And Spicy Raw Mango Pickle, and papad by the side. 

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Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Broken wheat Rava (Dalia/ Godumai Rava)
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Green beans (French Beans) , finely chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , coarsely crushed
  • For Tempering
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/2 inch Ginger , grated
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Dry red chilli
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)

How to make Fada Ni Khichdi Recipe

  1. To begin making Fada Ni Khichdi recipe, firstly soak the moong dal in warm water for 15 mins. 

  2. In a small pressure cooker, heat half of the ghee. After adding the ghee, add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon stick, curry leaves, ginger, green chillies, cumin seeds, dry red chilli, asafoetida, shahi jeera. 

  3. Once these begin tgo sizzle add in the lapsi.

  4. Fry the lapsi in the ghee for 2 mins till a nice aroma comes out.

  5. After 2 minutes, add the soaked and drained moong dal and fry for 1-2 mins.

  6. Add the veggies- carrots, beans and saute again for 3-4 mins and add salt according to your taste.

  7. Once it is done, add the turmeric powder and garam masala powder.

  8. Now add 2-3 cups of water for a slightly runny khichdi or 2 cups of water for a grainy khichdi. Pressure cook it till the cooker releases 2-3 whistles. Let the pressure come down on its own.

  9. Now add the black pepper and stir. Adjust salt and spices according to your taste and mix it properly.

  10. Serve Fada Ni Khichdi along with Coriander Tadka Raita RecipeGujarati Gor Keri Recipe - Sweet And Spicy Raw Mango Pickle, and papad by the side. 

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 03 October 2018 10:53
     
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