Need To Have
- Cracked Wheat - 1 + 1/2 cup
- Moong Dal - 3/4 cup
- Cauliflower - 1 small
- Green Pepper Or Capsicum - 1 big
- Onion - 1 big
- Tomato - 1 big
- Turmeric Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
- Chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon
- Roasted Cumin Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
- Cinnamon - 2" stick
- Cloves - 2
- Elaichi Or Cardamom - 2
- Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Black Pepper - 2 teaspoons
Dry roast the moong dal, chop the onion and tomato, and cut the cauliflower and capsicum into big pieces. Heat oil and little ghee (for flavor) in a pressure pan, add the cinnamon, cloves, elaichi, cumin seeds and black pepper, once the spluttering stops, add the onion, saute till transparent, then add the tomatoes, keep mixing for few more mins, add the cracked wheat, dal and salt, add 6 to 7 cups of water, cook it till one whistle, reduce the heat to low, and cook for another 12 mins. In another pan, heat oil, add the cauliflower, capsicum, saute for sometime, add the turmeric, chilli powder, salt, cover and cook till done, add the cumin powder, mix well. Add this to the khichidi, mix it, serve with some curd and pickle.
Sending it to Spicy Treats for the Show me your Hits - Healthy Delights event.
Also sending it to Wit,Wok&Wisdom for the Love For Lentils event.
Do not make the cauliflower mushy, it should have the just cooked texture.