fada ni khichdi recipe | daliya khichdi | broken wheat khichdi

fada ni khichdi recipe | daliya khichdi | broken wheat khichdi with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy, tasty and more importantly healthy meal made with broken wheat, moong dal, vegetables and dry spices. the recipe follows the same traditional moong dal and rice-based khichdi and is served for the same purpose. it is an ideal morning breakfast meal or can also be served for lite lunch and dinner with a hint of a pickle with it.
fada ni khichdi recipe | daliya khichdi | broken wheat khichdi with step by step photo and video recipe. khichdi recipes are one of the popular and sought after meal across india. it is generally made and served for various purpose like if you have stomach indigestion or crave for something lite to have. one such popular daliya based gujarati cuisine khichdi is fada ni khichdi recipe, known for its taste and simplicity.

to be honest, i am not a huge fan of khichdi recipes. i personally feel the combination of rice and moong dal makes it more heavier as compared to a simple rice and rasam combination. well, that is my opinion and there are many others who would disagree to it. yet i share a different opinion for this fada ni khichdi recipe. as a matter of fact, daliya or broken wheat is lighter or contains fewer carbohydrates as compared to rice. and hence this would be an ideal meal for your dinner, specially when you had a heavy meal. having said that i make it for my morning breakfast and serve it with mango pickle. sometimes, i even serve for my husband’s tiffin box with some leftover curry and simply loves it.

daliya khichdi

anyway, before wrapping it up, some important and critical tips, suggestions for fada ni khichdi recipe. firstly, in this recipe, i have used vegetables like carrots, peas, potatoes and tomato. having said that, you can make it very simple and prepare it with just onions and beans. secondly, due to the use of moong dal, it would thicken as rested and hence may have to be adjusted with consistency by adding water. also ensure to reheat or microwave it properly before serving. lastly, you can follow the same recipe and steps to make other variations of khichdi like rice, rava or semolina based ones.

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fada ni khichdi recipe | daliya khichdi | broken wheat khichdi

3 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: gujarati
Keyword: daliya khichdi
Calories: 394kcal
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easy fada ni khichdi recipe | daliya khichdi | broken wheat khichdi

Ingredients

for soaking:

  • ½ cup fada / daliya / broken wheat
  • ¼ cup moong dal
  • water for soaking

for khichdi:

  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • ½ potato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp peas / matar
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • 3 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large bowl take ½ cup daliya and ¼ cup moong dal.
  • soak in enough water for 10 minutes.
  • in a pressure cooker, take 2 tbsp ghee and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • drain off the water from soaked daliya-moong dal and add to tempering.
  • saute for 2 minutes or until it turns aromatic.
  • keeping the flame on low, add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala and ¾ tsp salt.
  • saute for a minute making sure spices are well combined.
  • further, add 1 carrot, ½ potato, 2 tbsp peas, 1 tomato and ½ tsp ginger paste.
  • saute for a minute without breaking vegetables.
  • add 3 cup water and give a good stir.
  • pressure cook for 3 whistels or until daliya is cooked completely.
  • once the pressure settles down add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • finally, enjoy fada ni khichdi with raita and pickle.
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how to make daliya khichdi with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take ½ cup daliya and ¼ cup moong dal.
  2. soak in enough water for 10 minutes.
  3. in a pressure cooker, take 2 tbsp ghee and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  4. drain off the water from soaked daliya-moong dal and add to tempering.
  5. saute for 2 minutes or until it turns aromatic.
  6. keeping the flame on low, add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala and ¾ tsp salt.
  7. saute for a minute making sure spices are well combined.
  8. further, add 1 carrot, ½ potato, 2 tbsp peas, 1 tomato and ½ tsp ginger paste.
  9. saute for a minute without breaking vegetables.
  10. add 3 cup water and give a good stir.
  11. pressure cook for 3 whistles or until daliya is cooked completely.
  12. once the pressure settles down add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  13. finally, enjoy fada ni khichdi with raita and pickle.
    daliya khichdi

notes:

  • firstly, add vegetables of your choice to make khichdi nutritious.
  • also, you can add onions and garlic if not consumed for vrat.
  • additionally, daliya is a good source of nutrition and a healthy diet for weight loss.
  • finally, fada ni khichidi or daliya khichdi recipe tastes great when served hot.
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