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Khichdi Recipe

Khichdi is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 100 g - Rice
  • 25 g - yellow moong dal
  • 1 medium sized Carrot (cut into cubes)
  • ½ cup - shelled Green peas
  • 1 big Tomato (chopped)
  • 1 heaped tbsp - Butter
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups - water
  • For Tempering:(optional)
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • a pinch asafetida powder
  • 3 to 4 Green chillies (slit)
  • 8 to 10 Curry leaves
  • How to Make Khichdi:

    1. Wash the rice and the dal.
    2. Soak them together for about 30 minutes.
    3. Pressure cook the rice and dal with salt , turmeric powder, vegetables, butter and water.
    4. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes (about 2 whistles).
    5. If you want spicy khichdi, garnish it with tempering.
    6. For Tempering:
    7. Heat ghee in a ladle, add cumin seeds, and asafoetida powder.
    8. When the seeds crackle add slit green chillies and curry leaves.
    9. Fry for a second and pour this tempering on the Khichdi.




     

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