Khichada (White)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 200 g - Wheat (broken) (soaked for 8 hours)
  • 1.5 kg - Mutton (boneless: cleaned and washed / cut into pieces)
  • 200 g - mix dal (50 gm tur, 50 gm channa, 50 gm urad, 50 gm rice) (to be soaked)
  • 200 g - Ghee
  • 1 liter - water
  • 1 liter - Milk
  • 3 to 4 tsp - ginger, garlic, chilli paste
  • 5 to 6 - big Onions (finely chopped)
  • 3 to 4 tsp - coriander (fresh)
  • 3 to 4 tsp - Mint leaves
  • 2 to 3 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 to 3 Cloves
  • 3 Cardamoms
  • salt to taste

How to Make Khichada (White)

  • Cook the wheat in 4-5 glasses of water and 1 glass of milk in a pressure cooker for 1/2 hour on a slow gas.
  • Now add 1/2 glass of milk, 2 cups of water, and ginger, garlic, chilli paste and cook on a slow fire for about 1.5 hours.
  • In another pressure cooker, heat some ghee, add onion, ginger-garlic-chilli paste and mint leaves.
  • Fry for 3-4 minutes and add the mutton pieces and saute 1.5 for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add 2 cups of water and the soaked dais and mix well.
  • Add water if required.
  • Now cook on a slow fire till 2-3 whistles.
  • Mash the mixture well. Take another vessel.
  • Mix both i.e. the mutton dals and the wheat.
  • Mash well with a wooden khichada spoon.
  • Add salt to taste, garam masala.
  • Make a tempering of ghee by adding 2-3 cloves, cardamoms and add to the Khichada mixture.
  • In a small vessel, heat some ghee and fry some finely chopped onions (2 big slices should be soaked in sugar water) till golden brown.
  • This is called birresta.
  • Now serve the khichada with the topping of birresta, finely chopped coriander and slit green chillies, lemon wedges and mixed pickle.