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Masala Khichdi

Masala Khichdi is a popular Indian Main
Author :
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Main
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Boil
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :

Ingredients

500 g - Rice

4 tbsp - green gram

2 - Onions

2 - Potatoes

A small piece of Coconut

1 tsp - Turmeric powder

1 tsp - Jeera seeds

1 tsp - Garam Masala

6 Cloves - Garlic

1 piece - Ginger

5 to 6 - Green chillies

1/2 bunch - Coriander leaves

oil

salt to taste

Method

  1. Chop onions and green chillies finely. Mince the coriander leaves, garlic and ginger. Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes.
  2. Grind the coconut into a fine paste.
  3. Fry onions in oil.
  4. When onions turn a light brown, add the minced garlic, ginger and green chilli.
  5. Add Garam Masala together with the coconut.
  6. Fry for a while, put in the rice and Dal. Fry till both are crisp.
  7. Pour in warm water till it is about 2 inches above the level of the rice.
  8. If the water dries up, add more warm water.
  9. Add potato cubes and salt.
  10. When the water begins to boil, lower the heat and simmer till rice is done.
  11. Sprinkle coriander leaves on top.
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