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: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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

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