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Moringa Khichdi

moringa-khichdi

Ingredients:

  • 500g hand pounded sonamasuri rice
  • 50g moong dal
  • 50 g masur dal
  • 1/4 cup green leafy vegetables as per availability or fresh coriander finely chopped
  • 2 tsp moringa powder
  • 75 g sweet potato
  • 3/4 cup cauliflower, beans, carrot, peas
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or A2 cow ghee
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • half inch ginger grated
  • 1tsp immunity powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • additional spices as per choice
  • 500 ml water

Method:

  1. Wash and chop vegetables.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add 1 tbsp oil/ghee sauté the ginger- garlic. paste
  3. Now add the chopped vegetables and sweet potato.
  4. Add rice, dals, salt, immunity powder, turmeric powder, pepper and cook it for some time.
  5. Lastly add leafy vegetables, moringa powder and cook it till all the ingredients soften.
  6. Add water and close the lid.
  7. Let it pressure cook for three to four whistles.
  8. Once cool, open the lid mix the khichdi with a ladle.
  9. Pour some ghee and serve hot.

Benefits of Moringa:

  • It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and amino acids.
  • It is rich in antioxidants.
  • It fights inflammation.
  • It helps manage blood sugar levels.
  • It is a powerful immunity booster and helps improve haemoglobin levels

Variations 

  • Can add Sprouts too in place of dals.
  • Can add fresh finely chopped moringa leaves too instead of moringa powder.

Download PDF: Moringa Khichdi

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