Ram Khichdi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - rice basmati
  • 1/4 cup - boiled peas
  • 2 bay leaves, 3-4 cloves, 1" stick cinnamon
  • 2 cardamons, 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - dhania powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp - cashews
  • 1 tbsp - currants (optional)
  • 2 tbsp - ghee (or oil)
  • 1/2 cup - ghatta pieces
  • 1 tbsp - each jeera and mustard seeds
  • For Ghattas
  • 1/2 cup - gram flour
  • 1/2 tbsp - oil
  • Chilli powder, salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - oregano seeds

How to Make Ram Khichdi

  • Mix flour, oil, chilli powder, salt and oregano seeds, add 1 tbsp water.
  • Make a hard dough. Break off a piece and roll into shape and size of a finger.
  • Put plenty of water to boil. Submerge ghattas (the rolls) and boil till done. (About 1/2 hour)
  • Drain, cool and chop into round 1.5 cm. long. Keep aside.
  • Method for Rice
  • Boil rice in plenty of water. Each grain should be separate.
  • Heat ghee in kadai (pan). Add mustard seeds, jeera, cashews, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, cardamons and curry leaves.
  • Add ghattas and peas.
  • Add masalas, lemon juice and salt.
  • Stir fry till ghee separates. Add to the rice.
  • Mix slowly and well. Heat either in warmer, heavy skillet, oven or cooker.
  • Garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot with curd.

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