Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Masala Khichdi


Rice -1 cup
Moong dal -3/4 cup
Onion -1(sliced)
Carrot -1(choppeid into small pieces)
Green Peas -1/2 cup
Potato -1 (medium, chopped into cubes)
Gingergarlic paste -11/2 tbsp
Garam masala powder -1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder -1/2 tsp
Cinnamon -1/2 stick
Cardamom -3
Cloves -3
Green chilli -5-6(slitted)
Pepper corns -2
Bay leaves -2
Badiyan -3(flowers)
Oil -3 tbsp
Butter -1/4 stick
Water -3 1/2
Salt as required
Coriander leaves -1/2 bunch


1.Wash the rice and dal together and soak it for 30 minutes.
2.Heat oil in a pressure cooker,add cinnamon,clove,cardamom ,badiyan,peppercorns and greenchillies to it.
3.Add the onions and saute till it turns into slightly brown.Add gg paste,butter and fry till oil comes out of that.
4.Add carrot,green peas ,potato cubes and fry them for 5 minutes.Now add garam masala powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,salt and water to it.Adjust the salt and boil it for 5 minutes.
5.Add rice,dal to the boiling water and pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles.Allow it to cool untill all the pressure goes off.
  Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve it with curd.Now yummy yummy masala khichdi is ready to eat .Enjoy it with ur family members.Please post ur comments on this recipe.

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