Tuvar dal ni khichdi

Posted on June 24, 2009. Filed under: Chawal/rice/pulao/biryani | Tags: , , |

This khichdi is similar to a pulao because of the fragrant spices used.

Cooking Time : 45 min.
Preparation Time : 10 min.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
1 cup toovar dal (arhar)
1 cup rice
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
For the tempering
2 cloves
5 peppercorns
1 stick cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tablespoon ghee
Method
1. Wash and soak the rice and dal together for at least 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
2. Bring to a boil 3 1/2 cups of water and keep aside.
3. To make the tempering, heat the ghee, add the cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon and cumi n seeds and fry for 30 seconds.
4. Add the hot water, rice, dal, turmeric powder and salt.
5. Transfer to a pressure cooker and cook for at least 3 whistles.
6. Serve hot.
Tips
SERVING SUGGESTION : THIS KHICHDI TASTES BEST WITH RASAWALA BATATA NU SHAAK.
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