Fada Khichadi Recipe

Posted on March 6th, 2011 by
Fada Khichadi Recipe
Serves 3 people
20 minutes

Fada Khichadi is very nutritious. It is made with broken wheat and yellow moong dal, cooked with vegetables and spices.


  1. Wash and soak moong dal for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker, add oil and cloves.
  3. Add asafoetida, potato, tomato, peas and carrots, stir fry for 1 minute.
  4. Add cracked wheat stir fry for a minute, add dal, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt, mix well.
  5. Add 4 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  6. Allow the pressure cooker to cool for 15 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves, serve hot with yogurt.


  • 1/2 Cup Craked Wheat (Fada / Dalia)
  • 1/2 Cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split Yellow Lentils)
  • 1 Small Potato, diced
  • 1 Small Tomato, diced
  • 1/4 Cup Green Peas
  • 1/4 Cup Carrots, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • Salt to Taste
  • To Garnish:
  • 1 Tablespoon Cilantro (Coriander Leaves), finely chopped
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