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Hearty Vegan Bajra and Moong Dal Khichdi: Nutrient-Packed Comfort Food

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Vegan Bajra Khichadi Recipe

Indulge in the comforting embrace of our Vegan Bajra and Moong Dal Khichdi, a hearty and nutrient-packed dish that’s not only delicious but also completely vegan. This recipe brings together the earthy goodness of soaked Bajra (pearl millet) and protein-rich Moong Dal (split green gram) with a colorful array of vegetables and aromatic spices.

This Recipe is free from :

  • Wheat
  • Peanuts
  • tree nuts
  • dairy
  • casein
  • soy
  • egg
  • sesame
  • fish
  • shellfish

Ingredients For Bajra & Moong Dal Khichadi Recipe

  1. Bajara – soaked overnight – 1 cup
  2. Moong dal – soaked 4-5 hours – ½ cup
  3. Onion – finely chopped – 1
  4. Tomato – finely chopped – 1
  5. Carrots / Gajar – cut into small cubes – ½ cup
  6. Green beans – ½ cup
  7. Green peas – ½ cup
  8. Vegetable oil – 1 TBSP
  9. Cinnamon stick – ½ inch -1
  10. Bay leaf – 1
  11. Star Anise – 1
  12. Black Cardamom – 1
  13. Cloves – 2-3
  14. Cumin seeds / Jeera – 1 Tsp
  15. Hing powder – ½ Tsp
  16. Ginger-garlic paste – 1 TBSP
  17. Garam Masala powder – 1 Tsp
  18. Turmeric powder – 1 Tsp
  19. Red chili powder – 1 Tsp
  20. Coriander seeds powder – 1 Tsp
  21. Cumin Seeds powder – ½ Tsp
  22. Salt to taste
  23. Water – 3 cups

Method –

  1. In a heavy bottom pot , add vegetable oil. Once hot add cinnamon stick , bay leaf , cumin seeds and hing powder and Saute together . Add onion and saute till they turn translucent. Add tomatoes and salt to taste and saute till they turn mushy.
  2. Add carrots, green peas, and green beans . Saute well for a minute.
  3. Add Bajra and moong dal and mix well. Add turmeric powder , red chili powder , garam masala powder and mix well.
  4. Add water and get to a boil.
  5. Cook for 3 whistles . Serve hot with a choice of raita or pickle.

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