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Khichdi

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Khichree is very healthy and easy to cook Dish. The garam masala with malka dal maked the Khichree a very nutritious dish.
Ingredients
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Masoor dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), washed and soaked together for 30 minutes in 2 cups water (Malka Dal)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), chopped
  Cinnamon 1 Inch, broken into pieces
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 6
  Cardamoms 4
  Peppercorns 6
  Bay leaf 1
  Grated coconut 2 Tablespoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Mix oil, cummin seeds, onion, garlic, cinnamon, whole garam masala and bay leaf in a large bowl and microwave covered for 3 minutes.
Mix in the coconut and turmeric powder and microwave further for 1 minute.
Mix in the rice, dal with water and salt and microwave for 20 minutes.
If you prefer to have a mushy Khichree, pour in an additional cup of hot water, and microwave further for 5-7 minutes.
Let it stand for 5 minutes, then fork it to loosen up the grains of rice.
When reheating at the time of serving stir in 1/2 cup water and microwave for 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday

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