KHICHADI RECIPE –
1 cup mung bean
1 cup rice
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
5-7 black peppercorns (optional )
1tsp cumin seeds
1tsp fresh ginger
4-5 fresh curry leaves (optional)
salt to taste
Directions for cooking –
– Thoroughly wash and soak the mung bean and rice together in enough water for at least 30 minutes. drain and keep aside.
– Heat ghee in a pot, add the cumin seeds, fresh ginger, black peppercorn and curry leaves. Then add the soaked mung bean and rice, coriander powder, turmeric, salt and 5 cups of water, if required more warm water can be added as per the desired consistency, cover and cook by stirring in between till the khichadi is fully cooked.
– vegetables as recommended in your diet by your practitioner can be added to the khichadi while its cooking.
– Just before serving add 1tsp ghee and mix well serve warm.