Khichadi - Mung Beans and Rice Recipe

Ayurvedic recipe - Easy vegetarian recipe - One dish meal

This Mung beans and rice recipe is called Khichadi. It is a one dish meal and easy to make. It is a quick recipe too.If you are using pressure cooker, the cooking time is reduced further.

The spices used in this recipe are few. This is an easy to digest recipe. So it can be served to sick people too.

You can also use whole or split red lentils (Masoor or masoor dal) instead of mung beans for this beans and rice recipe.

How to make Khichadi - moong dal and rice recipe

Main ingredients for moong dal khichdi

Rice
Moong dal - Green gram dal

Ingredients for Khichadi for 2-3 servings

  • Rice - 1 cups
  • Mung beans(whole or split) - 1/2 cup
  • Coriander powder - 1 1/2 tea spoon
  • Cumin powder - 1 tea spoon
  • Ginger paste - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Cinnamon powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves (Cilantro) - 1 tbsp chopped
  • Curry leaves (optional) - 4-5
  • Fresh grated coconut (optional) - 1 table spoon
  • Green or red chili (optional) - 1 No.
  • water - 3 cups
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon or to taste
Ingredients For Seasoning:
  • Oil / Ghee (clarified butter) - 1 tablespoon
  • Jeera / Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Haldi / Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Hing / Asafoetida - a pinch

Step by step instructions for making Moong dal khichadi

Preparation

  1. Chop or slit chilli
  2. Chop coriander leaves
  3. Mix rice and mung bean. Wash and keep aside.

Cooking Method

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they stop crackling,
  2. Add asafetida, turmeric powder
  3. Add chopped chili, curry leaves. Fry for 5 seconds.
  4. Add ginger paste, cumin powder, cinnamon powder
  5. Add washed beans and rice mixture and water. Bring to boil.
  6. Cook for 10 minute on low flame.
  7. Add salt, chopped coriander leaves, fresh grated coconut.
  8. Cook further till done. Mix well.
  9.  Khichadi is ready.

Serve it as a meal by itself or with a cucumber or tomato salad and papad.

 Tips and variations

  • You can leave out the chili if you wish.
  • If you are pressure cooking, make seasoning. Add all the ingredients and cook as you cook plain steamed rice. The mung beans do not need any extra time to cook.

Go to Rice Recipes

Go to Lentil Recipes Page from beans and rice recipe

Go to Vegetarian Recipes homepage from beans and rice recipe


New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Submit Your Recipes OR Read Visitor's recipes

  • ADD YOUR RECIPE HERE
  • Punjabi aloo paratha
  • Creamy chocolate milkshake
  • Rava chilla sandwich
  • Macaroni sandwich
  • Kara kuzambu - Spicy sambar - South Indian Recipe
  • Green peas vada
  • potato stew - istu
  • veg pulao
  • avial aviyal stew
  • Make chapati soft
  • Batata poha
  • vanilla custard tarts with mangoes
  • Instant Khaman dhokla
  • Cabbage akki rotti
  • Cooking with masala/spices
  • Balushahi
  • Spicy Macaroni Recipe
  • Easy raw food recipes
  • Baigan Bharva /Stuffed Brinjal
  • Curry leaves Chutney
  • Rice Flour Modak-Sweet Dumplings
  • Paneer capsicum onion stuffed paratha
  • Raw Mango - Green Chili Pickle
  • Stuffed Cucumber Snack
  • Dry coriander leaves chutney
  • Steamed Rice Flour Patties Recipe
  • Easy vegetarian recipes
  • Lehsuni karela masaledar-garlic bittergourd curry
  • Tirangi creamy dal Mixed lentil curry
  • Papad rice
  • English name for laxmanphal
  • Is nachni same as quinoa
  • Rice flour upma
  • Baked beans on toast
  • Green spicy appam
  • Simple tomato soup
  • Veg sweet corn soup
  • Chinese fried rice
  • Corn vada
  • Paneer dosa
  • Aadai - Lentil pancakes
  • Mor kali - rice flour upma
  • Tofu bhurji
  • vegetable paneer dosa
  • chana rajma salad
  • Fresh pudina dal chutney
  • cucumber raita
  • vegetable french fries
  • Fried dal pudina chutney
  • Beans toor dal subji
  • Trifle pudding
  • Kelichi shikran - Banana salad
  • Vegetable spring rolls
  • Sweet idly with molasses
  • khuskhus Kheer - ghasghase payasa
  • Vegetable omlette
  • Mixed vegetable upma
  • Chana Masala - Chole without oil
  • Rava Khaman Dhokla
  • Mixed vegetable Upma
  • Bread Moong Pizza
  • Kaddu Chana Side dish
  • Upma Kozhukatti
  • Cashew asparagus soup
  • mini samosa - snack
  • mixed veg whole grain flour paratha
  • spicy tomato chutney
  • South Indian Sambar recipe question
  • Oats Upma Recipe
  • Veg dalia upma recipe
  • Mamra vaghani snack
  • Bird's nest snack
  • Yummy layered cutlets
  • Easy Brown and white rice recipes
  • Khasta kachori chaat recipe
  • Mixed lentil sprouts salad
  • Sabudana Vada Recipe
  • Tomato vegetable soup
  • Corn toast pizza
  • Mixed vegetable raita - salad
  • Vegetable wheat dosa
  • Oats Khichadi recipe
  • Zunka Recipe
  • How to cook plain rice
  • Carrot potato soup
  • Aloo Paratha in oven
  • Mixed Grain Roti
  • Spinach Soup
  • Carrot Soup
  • Banana stem soup
  • Papaya Honey Smoothie
  • Jhal Muri - Bengali snack
  • Veg Sesame Seed Toast
  • Mosaru Kodubale Snack
  • Shirley Temple Drink
  • Besan Spicy Curry
  • Amla - Gooseberry Jam
  • Macaroni Tomato Sauce
  • Soya Vegetable Cutlet
  • Dry Gobi Curry - Cauliflower Recipe
  • Dalia - Cracked Wheat Upma
  • Vegetable Basmati Rice
  • Mung Beans and Basmati Rice
  • Asparagus Risotto Recipe
  • I missed Masala Chai
  • Drumstick Soup
  • Bottle gourd Soup
  • I missed Masala Chai
  • Veg Franky Recipe
  • Besan rava potato dosa pancake
  • Paneer Stuffed Papad
  • Sev Khamani - split chickpea steamed snack
  • Aloo Bread Toast - Potato Bread Toast
  • Moong dal dosa
  • Curry Leaves Dosa
  • Onion chudva - Aval Recipe
  • Banana Pancake Recipe - Banana Dosa
  • Join Our Facebook Fanpage

    Vegetarian-cooking-recipes-tips.com

    Promote Your Page Too

    Grains - Flours

    Poha - aval recipes

    Chickpea - Chana

    Rava - Semolina

    Whole wheat flour

    Rice Recipes

    Rice flour Recipes

    Lentil Recipes

    Millet Recipes

    Vegetables

    Winter vegetables

    Green Beans

    Beetroot - Beets

    Cabbage - Gobi

    Carrot - Gajar

    Cauliflower - Gobi

    Fenugreek - Methi

    Eggplant - Brinjal

    Kohlrabi - Navalkol

    Onion - Pyaj

    Potato - Aloo

    Spinach - Palak

    Tomato

    Dairy

    Milk Recipes

    Curd-Yogurt Recipes

    Paneer - Panir

    Other

    Almonds

    Banana Recipes

    Coconut Recipes

    Peanut Recipes

    Coffee Recipes

    Recent Articles

    1. Winter vegetables, Indian winter vegetables

      Dec 02, 16 08:10 AM

      Find here info about Indian winter vegetables and recipes using these healthy vegetables.

      Read More

    2. alphabetical list of vegetables, List of all vegetables, pictures of vegetables

      Dec 01, 16 11:24 PM

      Find here Alphabetical list of vegetables and pictures of vegetables. This is a list of culinary vegetables.

      Read More

    3. Fruit alphabetical list , list of fruits, fruit images, pictures of fruits

      Nov 24, 16 11:22 PM

      fruit alphabetical list - fruits list - fruits available all over the world. This fruit list with images.

      Read More