Khandeshi Khichdi



This is one of the simple and quick dinner recipe when ever you are back from office late or in hurry time.

In the language of Marathi "Khanda" means Onion and "khichdi" means mixture. In this recipe rice is cooked in the mixture of lentils, onion, tomato and spices.

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup Rice
  • ½ cupMoong Dal / Green Gram Split
  • 2 cups Water (apprx. 1. times the quantity of rice and 2 times the quantity of dal)
  • 1 Onion - finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato - finely chopped
  • 4-5 flakes Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Jeera/ Cumin seeds 
  • 1 tsp Haldi  /Turmericpowder
  • 2 tsp Garam Masala Powder (Mixture of many Indian spices - available in Indian Store)
  • ½ tsp Red Chili powder
  • Salt to taste 

Time Required: 30 mins

Method:

1) Wash rice and moong dal, drain and keep aside.
2) Heat oil in pressure cooker pan, add  seeds, allow to splutter, then add garlic and onion. Fry till onion turns pink.
3) Add tomato, once tomato starts leaving oil add turmeric, garam masala and red chili powder.
4) Now add water (apprx. 1. times the quantity of rice and 2 times the quantity of dal/lentil) and then add salt.
5) Once the water starts boiling add rice and dal.
6) Cover and pressure cook (3 whistles) the khichadi. Smear some ghee.

Serving: Serve hot with roasted papad & onion tomato Raita

1 comments:

  1. This is my all time favourite dish!

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