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Khichari Recipe

Looking for an easy Khichari recipe? Learn how to make Khichari using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by schwarl

Makes 4 servings



delicious hippie food, very easy to digest

Recipe Ingredients for Khichari

1 cup mung beans
1 cup brown rice, cooked
1 tsp cumin, ground
15 peppercorns, black
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp cardamom, ground
1 cup leeks, finely chopped and rinsed
1 tbsp oil, safflower
4 cups water
1/2 tsp sea salt

Recipe Directions for Khichari

  1. Boil mung beans in water until soft, about 30-45 minutes, rinse

  2. Cook brown rice in rice cooker, about 40 minutes.

  3. Saute leeks in oil until brightly coloured, add spices and cook until well blended.

  4. Add mung beans, brown rice and water. Simmer about 20 minutes.

  5. Serve with a dollop of yoghurt and tamari.

Categories

Beans, Rice, Main Dish, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 364.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
401
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
257mg
11%
Potassium
845mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
72.7g
24%
Dietary Fiber
10.7g
43%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
16.4g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 11% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
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