Sunday, January 15, 2012

Bengal Khichadi


1cup Rice
1cup masoor +moong daal
1inch cinnamon stick
4 black pepper
3 Clove
1 Black cardamom
2 Green cardamom
2 whole red chilli
1tsp haldi
1/4tsp red chilli
1/4tsp garam masala(optional)
1tbsp oil
1tsp jeera
1 Onion (medium)
1/2inch ginger Julienne
1cup mixed vegetable(cauliflower,carrot,pea,potatos)
1tbsp ghee


  • Soak rice and daal in water for atleast 1/2 hr.
  • in heavy bottom pan heat oil.add whole spices,than add chopped onion and ginger,stir untill turn pink.
  • add vegetable(cubed) and stir for add garam masala,haldi,red chilli,salt.
  • add soaked rice and daal,give stir for 1-2 min.
  • now add 4cups of water and let boil on high heat,than turn the heat low.
  • let it cook untill fully cooked(arround 10-15min).at last pour ghee and mix.
  • serve hot with dahi,papad or achar !

# you can garnish it with green coriander.
## adjust the thickness as per your taste.

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