Khichdi Recipe

by Annamma Philipose

Khichdi Recipe

Ingredients:

• 200 Gm Basmati Rice

• 100 Gm Masoor Dal

• 100 Gm Moong Dal

• 1 Cup Grated Coconut

• 1/4 Cup Peas

• Cauliflower

• 1 Tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste

• 2 Dried Red Chilly

• 2 Bay Leaves

• ½ Tsp Cumin Seeds

• 1 Tsp Mustard Seeds

• 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder

• 8 Tsp Ghee

• Salt to Taste

For Powder

• 2 Cardamoms

• 4 Cloves

• 1 Inch Cinnamon Stick

• 4 Red Chilies

• 1tsp Cumin Seeds

• 1 Tsp Coriander Seeds

• 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder

• ½ Tsp Turmeric Powder

Method:

• Roast the moong dal in low flame till it becomes golden brown in color.

• Wash this dal along with basmati rice and masoor daal.

• Fry cumin seeds, coriander seeds, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon stick, and red chilies well and grind these together in a mixer.

• In a pressure-cooker, heat ghee and add mustard seeds.

• Add cumin seeds, garam masala, and ginger garlic paste.

• Fry for a minute and add powdered masalas.

• Add peas and cauliflower. Saute for 2 minutes on low flame.

• Put the rice and the dals also into the pressure cooker.

• Add water and salt and cook by closing the lid of the cooker.

 

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