07 Apr

Broken Wheat Moong Dal Spinach Khichdi ( Porridge )


2 cups rice
1 cup toor dal
5 cloves
1 cinnamon
5 cardamom
2 finely sliced onion
6 to 8 small size tomatoes
4 slitted into halves green chillies
12 to 15 mint leaves
1/2 bundle coriander leaves
1 tsp garlic paste
1 1/2 tsp ginger paste
salt to taste
1/4 cup veg. oil
a few curry leaves
3 cups water
a pinch of turmeric powder

How to make rice khichdi:

  • Wash and cook dal with a pinch of turmeric powder. Set aside.
  • Don’t discard the cooked dal water.
  • Fry the onions, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom.
  • When onions are golden add slit green chillies, mint, curry leaves and a part of the coriander leaves.
  • Keep the remaining coriander leaves for garnishing.
  • Add salt, ginger and garlic paste. Fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the washed, drained rice and chopped tomatoes. Fry for few minutes.
  • Add the cooked dal, mix well and add 3 cups of water.
  • Add cooked dal water. Cook it for 8 to 10 minutes till the rice is done.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.
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Posted by on April 7, 2013 in Vegetarian


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