A typical, one pot meal, Jau Moong Dal Khichdi or Barley Khichdi is made with wholesome ingredients like pearl barley, dhule moong dal which is finely mixed with spices

Barley Khichdi Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 217 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

A typical, one pot meal, Jau Moong Dal Khichdi or Barley Khichdi is made with wholesome ingredients like pearl barley, dhule moong dal which is finely mixed with spices

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Pearl Barley / Jau
  • 1/4 cup Dhuli Moong Dal
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 2-3 Green Chilli Slit into half
  • 1/2 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger Grated
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Golden fried onion

Instructions

  1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.

  2. Once the ghee is hot, add hing and cumin seeds and let them crackle for a few seconds.

  3. Add cinnamon and cloves and fry for a few seconds.

  4. Add green chilli and onion and fry until onion is slightly browned.

  5. Now add tomato and ginger and cook for another minute.

  6. Add jau and dhuli moong dal and 3 cups of water along with salt and turmeric powder.

  7. Pressure cook until dal and jau is cooked.

  8. Remove the pressure cooker from heat and let the pressure release.

  9. Add lemon juice and mix well.

  10. Garnish with fresh coriander and golden fried onion.

  11. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

You can use green moong dal, tuvar dal or dhuli masoor dal in place of yellow moong dal to make this khichdi.

Nutrition Facts
Barley Khichdi Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 80mg3%
Potassium 245mg7%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 6.9mg8%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.