4.5 from 2 votes
QUINOA MOONG DAL KHICHDI
QUINOA MOONG DAL KHICHDI WITH VEGETABLES
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

Quinoa moong dal khichdi is a healthy and low-carb dinner with quinoa, moong dal, and vegetables. Quinoa and moong dal together make a filling and tasty dinner. 

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Antonet Roajer
Ingredients
  • 0.25 cup QUINOA UNCKD
  • 2 cup WATER
  • 0.50 tsp SALT TABLE
  • 0.50 cup PEAS GREEN RAW
  • 1 no ROMA TOMATO
  • 0.50 cup ONIONS RAW
  • 1 no CINNAMON STICK SMALL
  • 2 no CLOVES
  • 1 no BAY LEAF
  • 1 tsp CUMIN SEED
  • 0.50 tsp CORIANDER POWDER
  • 1 tsp RED CHILI POWDER
  • 1 tbsp OIL
  • 0.25 cup MOONG DAL RAW
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa separately several times until the water runs clear. Rinse moong dal separately 2 - 3 times.

  2. Soak quinoa and moong dal together for 20 mins.

  3. In a pressure cooker, add quinoa, moong dal, water, and salt. Cover and cook until 3 whistles. Turn off the heat and allow the pressure cooker to cool naturally.

  4. In a saucepan, heat oil, add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves, bay leaf and saute until nice aroma comes out.

  5. Add chopped onion and saute until the onion becomes soft.

  6. Add turmeric powder and cook until the turmeric powder loses its raw smell.

  7. Add chopped tomato, salt and cook until the tomato becomes soft and mushy.

  8. Add coriander powder, red chili powder and mix well. Sprinkle little amount of water and cook until the spices lose its raw smell.

  9. Add green peas and mix well. Add the cooked quinoa and moong dal mixture and mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.