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Fada Ni Khichdi | Broken Wheat Khichdi

Fada ni khichdi is one of those wholesome one pot dish that can be served for breakfast, lunch, or any time of the day. This is made with broken wheat and moong dal with vegetables and makes a complete meal.
Course Dinner, Lunch Box
Cuisine Gujarathi
Keyword Diabetic diet, One Pot Meal
By Cook Method Pressure Cooker
Occasion Lunch Box, Meals for Two
By Diet Healthy Recipes
Dish Type Pongal Recipes
Author Srivalli


  • 3/4 cup Broken Wheat / Dalia / Samba Godumai Rava
  • 1 cup Split Yellow Moong Dal
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 /2 inch Cinnamon
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 3 nos Green Chillies
  • 1 cup Onions
  • 1 cup Green Peas
  • 1 cup Potato
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Handful Coriander leaves for garnish


  • Wash and soak the broken wheat and moong dal in enough water for at least 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  • Make a paste of ginger and green chillies.
  • Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker and add the cinnamon, cloves, cumin seeds and hing.
  • When the seeds crackle, saute the onions, ginger green chili paste.
  • Next add all the vegetables and combine well. Cook on high flame.
  • Now drain the rice and dal, add to the pan, sauté on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Add 4 cups of hot water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  • Let the pressure fall down before opening the lid.
  • Mix well using a spoon, adding a little hot water if required, so that the dal and the broken wheat are mixed well.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve hot with fresh curds.
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