Sep 16, 2011

Gujarati Style Khichdi

Gujarati Style Khichdi

Serves: 3

Please use same measuring cup to measure dal, rice and water.

You will need

1 cup rice (100g)
1 cup moong dal / split yellow gram(100 g)
1 teaspoon ghee
1/2 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
1 green chilli (dark green color)
1/2 - inch ginger, finely chopped
6 peppercorns
1 stick cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
5 cups hot water


Wash and soak the moong dal and rice together for 15 minutes. Drain out water.

In a large pan, heat 1 teaspoon ghee. Add cumin seeds and fry till fragrant.

Add chopped green chilli, ginger, cinnamon, peppercorns, asafoetida and turmeric powder. Saute well on a low to medium heat for 2 - 3 minutes or until crisp.

Add drained rice and dal. Mix well.

Add boiled water (5 cups) to the rice - dal - seasoning mixture. Add salt to taste.

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for about 25 minutes or till the khichdi is slightly mushy.

Serve hot with ghee (Please remove chopped green chillies when serving).

1 comment:

Priya Suresh said...

Simply filling and comforting khichdi..