Fada Ni Khichdi - comfort in a bowl, a Pongal equivalent from Gujarat
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup dal to 3
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  • 1 cup broken wheat (called Fada in Gujarati)
  • 1 cup moong dal (de-husked)
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
  • 1/2 cup cubed carrots (wash, peel and cube carrots)
  • 1/2 cup cut green beans (wash, string, chop ends and cut into 3/4 inch pieces)
  • 1/2 cup cubed potatoes (wash, peel and cube potatoes)
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper (optional)
  • 3-4 green chilies (adjust to taste) + 1 inch piece of ginger - crushed into a coarse paste
  • 1 Tsp mustard
  • 1 Tsp cumin seeds
  • 2-3 1 inch piece cinnamon
  • 2-4 cloves 1/2 Tsp black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 Tsp asafoetida powder
  • 1/4 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 6-7 cups water
  • 1 Tblsp salt (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 Tsp Red chili powder (optional)
  • 1/2 Tsp Garam Masala powder (optional)

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