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Indian Masoor Dal Khichdi

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If you want to make a quick nutritious meal, then khichdi is always the best choice. It is made of Whole Masoor dal which is rich in protein. To make this dish more nutritious, add mixed veggies of your choice.This is also healthier and tastier dish that can be incorporated in kids diet in place of regular plane khichdi. This is pretty tasty that my little one keep asking me for more and more!!!
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Masoor dal 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1 , chopped
  Hing 1 Pinch
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

Wash and soak masoor dal for 4 hours. Wash and soak rice for 30 mts.
Heat up a tsp oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, add chopped garlic and saute till garlic gets nice golden color.
Add hing, turmeric powder, tomatoes and mix well.
Add coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, mix well, now add soaked rice and dal, mix well.
Add water, salt to taste, cover and pressure cook until 2 whistles.
Serve with some salad, raita!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 240 Calories from Fat 20

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.5%

Saturated Fat 0.32 g1.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 310.7 mg12.9%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.9%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 7 g14.3%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 8.9%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 13.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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