Khichi made with dal is one of the easiest Indian recipes. It gives us a simple delicious meal that doesn't weigh us down. It also offers us a great variety to pick any dal of our choice to make the khichdi with. A simple combo of dal and chawal with a few spices is all there is to a delicious plate of khichdi. Giving a twist to traditional khichdi and making it more winter-appropriate, here is a recipe of ragi khichdi that forges a fantastic homemade meal replete with many essential nutrients.
While dal fills up this dish with a good amount of protein, ragi (finger millet) brings in its own health-benefitting properties. Dr. Ritika Samaddar, Dietitian reveals, "Ragi is a gluten-free cereal and is great for people who are gluten or lactose intolerant." Other than this, ragi is known to keep the body warm in winter, fueling it with loads of calcium and antioxidants. Worth mentioning is its low GI index, which makes it a great food for diabetes diet. For all these reasons and more, ragi is a must-addition to your winter diet and this ragi khichdi can give you a good start.
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To make ragi khichdi, you just have to soak ragi in water along with rice and dal, and then pressure cook all of them together with some common spices. Your khichdi will turn out to be mushier but the nuttiness of ragi will make it taste exceptional.
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Enjoy the winter season with your favourite comfort food meal of khichdi with a 'ragi' twist. Do let us know how you liked it in the comments section below.
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