Monday, January 24, 2011

Vegetable khichdi



 Ingredients:

  • Rice – 2 cups
  • Carrot – 2
  • Beans – 10
  • Grated cabbage – 1 cup
  • Green gram – 1 cup
  • Peas – ½ cup
  • Cinnamon – a small piece
  • Cloves – 5
  • Green chili – 3
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 ½ tsp
  • Onions – 3
  • Turmeric - A pinch
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Edible oil – 1/3 cup
  • Salt to taste



Method of preparation:


·        Soak rice and green gram for about an hour.
·        Grate onions, carrots and beans.
·        Add some edible oil in a cooker and place the cooker on a stove.
·        When oil gets heated, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and fry.
·        Add cinnamon, green chilies, ginger garlic paste, turmeric and stir.
·        Add vegetables and peas and cook under low flame.
·        Add rice and green gram and fry for some time.
·        Add 4 cups of water.
·        Add salt.
·        Cook until the cooker sounds four whistles.
·        Vegetable Khichdi is ready.

Serve hot with sambar or kurma.

Alternate names of khichdi are
khichdi, khichri, khichdee, khichadi, khichuri, khichari,khitchdee, kichchadi, khichadi, and so on.


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