Chootidal Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
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Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - Toor Dal (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1/2 cup - Rice (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1 - onion, thinly sliced
  • 3-4 - green chillies, slit
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk - Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp - garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin and Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - sambar masala
  • 1 - Lemon juice, extracted
  • Salt - to taste
  • 2-3 pinches - asafetida
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 3 cups - water

How to Make Chootidal Rice

  • Use a pressure cooker to make khichidi. Heat oil in the cooker, add seeds, allow to splutter.
  • Add curry leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic and stir.
  • Add onions and stir fry till tender.
  • Add drained dal and rice, stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add all masalas and salt, stir for further 2 minutes.
  • Add water, and all remaining ingredients, except coriander.
  • Pressure cook for 1 whistle. Keep on low for 3 minutes.
  • Allow to cool a little before opening.
  • Garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot with curd or chutney.