Recipe of the Week

by Pramila Mundra
Serves :4 people
Ingredients :
  • Quinoa – half cup
  • Yellow mung dal – 3/4cup 
  • Green mung dal – half cup 
  • Ginger – 2-3 tsp ( grated ) 
  • Jeera (cumin seeds) – ½ tsp 
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp 
  • Peppercorns -5-6 
  • Crushed pepper- few 
  • Green chilli -1 (optional)
  • Bay leaves -2 
  • Cloves -2 
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp 
  • Cashew roasted – handful 
  • Veggies – of choice 
Wash quinoa and dal and soak in water. Heat Ghee in a cooker, add jeera seeds, peppercorns, cloves and bay leaves. Next add turmeric powder, green chilli and ginger and any vegetable of choice ( beans, carrot, broccoli, lauki etc ). Sauté a bit and then add the soaked Quinoa and Dal. Add salt to taste and 6 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Use the same cups as used to measure the dal. 
Once cooked, garnish the khichadi with roasted cashew nuts and thinly sliced ginger slivers while serving.
Pramila Mundra is a Nutritionist, with a Masters Degree in Food Science and Nutrition. The key aspect of her approach is to handle health issues mostly by correcting the food choices and lifestyle. Her Meal planners and program are customised and holistic as per the individual food likings, work routine and limitations. She runs her own Health clinic at Adarsh Palm Retreat, Bangalore You can find her on Twitter @PramilaMundra

January 30, 2022

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