Quinoa-Chana Dal ki Khichdi

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February 11, 2015


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image image Chane ki dal ki khichdi is a common brunch in most Punjabi households….here’s a delicious nutritious twist to the all time classic!
Quinao-Chana Dal ki khichdi…give it a try, you’ll love it!

Method:
Wash, drain and soak 1/2 cup chana daal and 1/2 cup quinoa in warm water for an hour. Heat ghee, add 1 tsp jeera, 2 tsp minced ginger & green chillies and cook for a minute. Add soaked drained daal and Quinao (or equal quantity of rice).
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Add double the quantity of water and salt to taste.
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Bring water to boil…
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reduce heat, place cover and simmer
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till all the water evaporates about 30 minutes.
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Take off heat, rest with cover on for another 15 minutes….garnish with freshly chopped dhania, ready to eat!
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Note: The Chana dal should be cooked through but still retain it’s shape and the quinoa should be soft with little sprouts coming out from each seed.
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Below is a picture of Quinoa for easy reference….

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Below is the pic of Chane ki dal ki khichdi..as it’s made traditionally, with white rice!

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One comment on “Quinoa-Chana Dal ki Khichdi

  1. August 9, 2014 Nidhi

    I actually tried this today. It was awesome!!!! My husband and I absolutely loved it. Quinoa easily replaces rice.
    Thanks for the wonderful idea.

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