P.S : This is my sons version of Kichdi/pongal. Quick and easy to make and specially approved by my little one !
This one is very easy to make.I ensure to add moong dal in my son’s everyday diet.Infact,moong is one of the key ingredients used to make Mixed-grain cereal (link) for infants. It is highly recommended for children and elderly people as it is easily digested.
- Moong dal : Highly rich in the qualities of vitamin A, B, C and E and calcium, magnesium and potassium.
- Rice : An excellent source of vitamins and minerals like vitamin D, calcium, fiber, iron, thiamine and riboflavin.
- 1 cup raw rice
- 1/2 cup moong dal
- 1/2 tspn coriander powder
- 1/2 tspn jeera powder
- 4-5 cashews
- 7-8 raisins
- 2 tspn of ghee
- a pinch of hing (asafetida)
- a pinch of turmeric
- salt to taste
- 1/4 tspn mustard seeds
Dry roast the rice and moong dal separately. Wash thoroughly and pressure cook.( Add 5 cups of water and bring 4 whistles)
In a pan , heat ghee . To this add rest of the ingredients and fry for a minute. Add this masala with rice-moong dal and mix well