Masala Khichdi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

How to Make Masala Khichdi

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