Quick Spinach Dal Khicahdi(Vegan)

This recipe is  for few of the audience who requested the recipe of simple Nutritious  Dal Khichadi @ Texas Vegfest in Austin yesterday!

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Quick Spinach Dal Khicahdi(Vegan)

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  • Yield: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Recipe type: Main or Side

Ingredients:

  • BASMATI RICE 1 CUP
  • GREEN OR YELLOW MOONG DAL(SPLIT) 1 CUP
  • WATER 6 CUP
  • SPINACH 2 CUP (chopped)
  • BLACK PEPPER POWDER 1 TSP
  • TURMERIC POWDER 1/2 TSP
  • CUMIN SEEDS 1/4 TSP
  • PEPPERCORNS 1TSP
  • CINNAMON STICS 3(small)
  • BAY LEAVES 2
  • OIL 1 TBSP
  • CHOPPED ONION 1 CUP
  • FRESH GARLIC(grated) 1TSP
  • FRESH GINGER(grated)1TSP
  • CHOPPED CILENTRO 1/2 cup
  • ASAFETIDA 1TSP(you can buy this in any indian store)
  • SALT 1 TBSP or AS NEEDED

Directions:

  1. Wash and soak the rice and dal in water for 10 minutes.
  2. In a pressure cooker add Oil
  3. When Oil is hot add cumin seeds,peppercorn,cinnamon,bayleaves,asafetida
  4. Now add the Onions,Ginger,Garlic and saute till it becomes translucent
  5. time to add turmeric powder,black pepper powder
  6. follwed by Spinach, Cilentro, Salt and sauté for a min
  7. Now add soaked Rice and Dal along with the water
  8. Now its time to check for the salt, add as per your taste!
  9. Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  10. Your healthy pot meal is ready!
  11. Serve hot with plain curd or just as it is.

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Comments: 2

  1. Poornima April 25, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    You are most welcome! you can prepare with clarified butter as well:)

  2. sunita narvekar April 25, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Poornima,
    Thanks for the recipe. I am trying this dish today.

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