Khichdi is a delicious and nourishing dish of Rice, cooked with dal (moong or any other dal) ghee and spices.
Khichdi is a balance of carbohydrate and protein.Moong beans additionally are a good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. It has all the 10 essential amino acids, making it a complete protein. Freshly-cooked khichdi eaten with pure cow’s ghee provides the right amount of macro-nutrients, complex carbohydrate, protein and fat. Adding vegetables to it makes it a complete meal.
As this moong dal khichdi has no spices except of turmeric it is very easy on stomach and is great for babies. Moong dal khichdi is one of the first home cook meal and perfect for monsoon treat
During sickness this khichdi is recommended due to this nutrition rich and easily digestible properties. So moong dal khichdi is must for sick people.
khichdi is a best gluten-free wholesome meal. Hence khichdi (along with curd/yogurt) is highly recommended when you have an upset stomach or during loose motion.
The best thing about Khichdi is that it is tridoshic food, which gives a Calming and Warming effect, because Moong Dal Khichdi is Tridoshic Food, so it is suitable for all three doshas - Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.
Lastly the moong dal khichdi minus the ghee (clarified butter) is not only rich in nutrients and also a one dish meal that it is good to have if you are following weight loss program.
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