Recipe: Beetroot Khichdi

CooQ : Recipe: Beetroot Khichdi

Beetroot Khichdi

Indian, Mains

83 calories/serving
25 mins
A type of beetroot raita where cooked beets are mixed together with a tangy and spicy ground coconut and yogurt base.

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1. Wash beetroot in running water very well. finely chop them or grate it. wash 2 tbsp rice and 1 tbsp moong dal / yellow split gram together and soak it in water for 10 minutes.

2. Heat a pressure cooker with 1 tsp ghee. add 1/4 tsp cumin seeds and a pinch of hing / asafoetida. let it crackle.

3. Then add 1 clove of chopped garlic. give a quick stir. now add 2 tbsp chopped beetroot. toss it for a minute.

4. Add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt at this stage. drain the water from soaked rice and dal and add it. mix well.

5. Now add 1 cup of water and close the lid of the pressure cooker.

6. Cook everything in a medium flame for three to four whistles.

7. Open the cooker once the pressure released. mash the khichdi well with your hands or with a masher and feed your baby warm.

By Gkfooddiary