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Bulgur Khichdi Recipe
Prep Time : 10 mins
Recipe Category: Lunch-Bulgur Recipes
Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Bulgur -1/2 cup
Moong dal – 1/4 cup (split yellow ones)
Green chilli -1
Ginger -1 inch piece finely chopped
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Sambar powder -1/2 tsp (optional)
Ghee/clarified butter -1 tsp
For the seasoning
Oil – 1 1/2 – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds -3/4 tsp
Cumin seeds -3/4 tsp
Hing – a pinch
Curry leaves – a sprig
Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp finely chopped
Place bulgur in a bowl and pour 1 cup of boiling to it. Close it and let it sit for 20 minutes.
Wash dal and soak it in hot water for 10-15 minutes.
In the mean time, we will prepare the vegetables. Cut onion, tomato, ginger and green chilli finely.
Saute until onions turn transparent. Then add finely chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, sambar powder.
Saute for 3-4 minutes and then add soaked dal, salt needed and a cup of water.
Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles or you can cook in a pan but will take a longer time. When pressure subisdes, open the cooker, mash the dal slightly and add the soaked bulgur along with the water if any.
Mix well and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Drizzle a tsp of ghee and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
Serve piping hot bulgur khichdi with raitha or pickle or potato chips.
Variations – You can add par boiled vegetables like carrot, beans, peas, cauliflower to make bulgur vegetable khichdi.
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Wow, that's an interesting & healthy recipe 🙂
Is Bulgur is broken wheat?