Rice – 1 cup
Green Moong dal (with skin) – 3/4 cup
Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
Cloves – 4-5
Red chillies – 3
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Asafoetida – 1 tsp
Curry Leaves – 1 sprig
Black pepper corns – 6-7
Ghee /oil – 6-7 tbsp
Salt to taste
Soak the rice and moong dal for about 30 minutes.
In a pressure cooker add Ghee /oil and once hot add red chillies, Cumin seeds, turmeric powder, cloves, pepper corns, Asafoetida and curry leaves and saute for a few minutes.
Now add the soaked rice and moong dal and mix well. Now add 7-8 cups of water and salt and mix well.
Now close the lid and cook for 5-6 whistles on medium heat.
Add some more ghee before serving.
Yummy Moong Dal Kichdi is now ready!!