CooQ : Recipe: Khichadi

Khichadi

Indian | Mains

Rice
103 calories/serving
20 mins
South Asian cuisine made of rice and lentils. The Indian spices enhance the goodness of it, making it a light and scrumptious meal.
Recipe by:
Hebbars Kitchen

Ingredients

rice
yellow split gram
ghee
turmeric powder
salt
water
cumin seed
bay leaf
asafoetida
onion
ginger garlic paste
tomato
red chilli powder
garam masala
coriander leaves

Instructions

1. Firstly, in a large bowl rinse and soak 1/2 cup rice, 1/2 cup yellow split gram or moong dal for 10 minutes.

2. In a cooker heat 1 tsp ghee and add the soaked dal and rice. saute for 2 minutes, or until the dal turns aromatic.

3. Now add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp salt and 3.25 cups water. mix well. cover and pressure cook for 5 minutes.

4. In a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee. add 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 bay leaf and a pinch hing or asafoetida. saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.

5. Now add 1 finely chopped onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.

6. Further, add 1 finely chopped tomato and saute until the tomato turns soft and mushy.

7. Keeping the flame on low add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp garam masala and 1/2 tsp salt. saute for 2 minutes or until the spices turn aromatic.

8. Now add cooked rice and dal. also, add 1 cup water and mix well adjusting the consistency as required. cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until the flavours are absorbed well.

9. Finally, add 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and enjoy dal khichdi with pickle and curd.

By Hebbars Kitchen

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