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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Moong dal khichdi (dhilli khichdi gujarati style)

Moong dal khichdi (dhilli khichdi) is very soft and tasty recipe. It is also very healthy just reduce ghee a bit.
Ingredients :1cup rice                                                                                
                  1cup moongdal (unpolished)      
   Pick, clean,wash and soak rice and dal in plenty of water for at least half an hour.
Other ingredients:                                                                                                                                    
                           2tbsp. ghee (clarified butter)                                                                                                
                           2 sticks cinnamon                                                                                                        
                           4nos. cloves                                                                                                                
                           4black pepper                                                                                                              
                           1/2tsp.asafoetida (hing)                                                                                                
                           1/2tsp.turmeric powder                                                                                                
                           1tsp. jeera                                                                                                                  

Method : In a pressure cooker heat 6 cups of water (1200ml.).Put flame on high. Add all the spices to water.
Add everything including salt, ghee etc. When water comes to rolling boil add soaked dal-rice. And lower the heat to slow.

After adding everything just stir it once and close the lid properly.


Give 5 whistles on slow flame or simmer for 25 minutes.

Let the cooker cool itself, then open the lid.You can put more ghee as I have done or serve it as it is very soft.

Serve it with Gujarati kadhi It is an awesome combination.


1 comment:

Urvi said...

This is a great recipe. I am very impressed by the step by step photo direction. I am going to try it today. Also can you also post how to make kadhi... thanks :)