KHICHRI – Khichdi

INGREDIENTS :

  • Rice : 300 gms
  • Green gram dhal (Moong) : 300 gms
  • Onions : 2, chopped
  • Vegetables
  • (Cauliflower, Carrots, : cut into cubes
  • Peas, Potatoes..etc)
  • Whole Garam masala : coarsely pound
  • Bay leaves : few
  • Ginger-garlic paste : 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds (Jeera) : 1 tsp
  • Chilly powder
  • Coriander Powder
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Salt
  • Oil / Ghee

METHOD :

Clean and wash rice and dhal separately. Heat oil in a cooker. Add bay leaves and cumin seeds. Stir for a few seconds. Add onion and fry till golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste. Stir for a few seconds. Add washed gram, rice and all the other ingredients one by one. Mix well and now pour in water. Stir and close the lid of the cooker. Cook till done. Open the lid and stir in little garam masala powder and pour little ghee evenly over khichri before serving hot.