Fada ni Khichdi /Broken Wheat Khichdi

For the final day of third week of BM#35 under healthy food for Diabetes, I have prepared this zero oil , fat free khichdi from Tarla Dalal’s site. This is a wonderful Gujarati meal with combination of broken wheat , split green gram and few mild spices.When it comes to broken wheat we always think about upma , lapsi and Dalia . Now it’s time to learn and make a nutritious meal with broken wheat. Broken wheat is enriched with calcium, folic acid, fibre, iron, and other nutrients. So let’s start the recipe .yum

1/2 cup broken wheat
1/4 cup split green gram (Dhuli Moong ki dal)
1 onion , sliced
1 tomato , chopped
1/4 cup green peas
2 cloves garlic , chopped
1 teaspoon ginger , grated
2 green chillies, chopped
Few coriander leaves , chopped
2 cloves
1 cardamom
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
Salt to taste
1cup water , boiled

Wash and soak dal and broken wheat in 1 cup water for 10 minutes.
Heat a pressure cooker and dry roast cumin seeds , cloves , and cardamom followed by ginger and garlic. Keep the flame low while roasting.
Add onions , green chillies , tomatoes and peas. Stir for a minute and then add salt , turmeric powder and chilly powder.
Stir and add soaked dal and broken wheat . Mix well and add 1 cup of hot water.
Cook for 3 whistle and let the steam escape before opening the lid.

Add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with yoghurt , chutney or any side dish.

Serve-2. Cooking time -30 minutes

Best regards,

Sapana Behl

17 comments on “Fada ni Khichdi /Broken Wheat Khichdi”

  1. Looks awesome, healthy and very nutritious dish

  2. Never cooked the brown wheat.. should try sometime. Khichdi looks lovely

  3. This is the prefect kind of khichdi that I have seen for a very long time.

  4. Srivalli says:

    So inviting!..such a comfort food!

  5. healthy kichidi recipe sapna

  6. I can never say no to khichdi and this looks so comforting..

  7. a very healthy recipe. Bookmarking this.

  8. Broken wheat kichdi is very new to me and dish looks tempting, thanks for sharing 🙂

  9. I love this and I make this for myself very often!

  10. Love this and had made myself during this marathon. 🙂

  11. That;s a healthy and delicious platter!

  12. Delicious. Yum. I am bookmarking this.

  13. Lovely recipe with whole grain. Kichdi is my kid's favorite lunch. So link this recipe to the whole grain event that I am hosting. Thanks!

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