Mughlai Khichdi

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A rich variety of Khichdi.
Easy
Preparation time
Cooking time

Ingredients

For 2 Person(s)

Recipe

  • 1 cup(s) rice
  • 1/2 cup(s) green chana dal or green moong dal
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 Whole green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon(s) curry leaves
  • 12 piece(s) cashew nuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) shah-jeera (caraway seeds)
  • 3 piece(s) cloves
  • 3 pods cardamoms
  • 3 piece(s) cinnamon sticks
  • 1 Whole bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoon(s) ghee
  • 2 teaspoon(s) turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or as desired

Mughlai Khichdi Directions

  1. Wash and soak rice and green gram or moong dal together.
  2. Make a powder of the dry spices, except bay leaf.
  3. Make a coarse paste of onion, chilies, ginger, and garlic. Keep aside.
  4. Heat ghee in a pan; add the onion paste and bay leaf.
  5. Fry until golden brown.
  6. Add the spices powder, curry leaves, and mix.
  7. To this, add 3 cups of water and bring to boil.
  8. Add the soaked rice and green gram.
  9. Add the salt, haldi powder and cook till done.
  10. Garnish with cashew nuts fried in butter.

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