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Khichdi Recipe

Discussion in 'Recipe Central' started by rajinitk4, Jul 13, 2013.

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    Rice: 1 cup
    Moong dal:1/2 cup
    Chana dal : 1/2 cup(optional)
    Onion:1 chopped
    Ginger garlic paste: 1tsp
    Green chillies:1-2
    Pudina+Coriander: 1 tbsp.
    Whole garam masala:1 elaichi+1/2 inch piece of dalchini+1/4 tsp of shajeera+1 clove
    Salt to taste.
    Oil: 1tsp


    • Wash the Rice+Moondal and keep aside. If you wish to use chana dal(soak atleast for 3 hours or overnight and use)
    • Heat oil in pressure cooker/Handi/Nonstick vessel
    • Add whole garam masala and fry for a min
    • Add onions and fry till golden brown
    • Add the green chillies and ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 mins
    • Add pudina and Coriander and fry for a min
    • Add 2.5 cups of water(For 1 cup of rice + 1/2 cup of moong dal if you add chana dal also add another 1/2 cup of water)
    • Add salt to taste and let it boil.
    • When water starts boiling.
    • Add the rice+Moong dal.
    • Cook till all the water is absorbed and rice is done.
    Kichdi is ready to be served. Can be served with Pudina chutney or Sambhar or Peanut chutney or Plain curd(Believe me it tastes good even with plain curd)

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