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Vaghareli Khichdi

  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Husked green beans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Moong)
  Husked egyptian lentils 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Masoor)
  Husked pigeon peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Arhar)
  Husked gram 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Chana)
  Onions 3 , sliced
  Sali wafers/Fine potato julienne 200 Gram
  Ghee 4 Tablespoon
  Savoury meat 4 Cup (64 tbs) (Kharu Gosht Cooked For 8 People)
  Carrots 2 Medium, peeled and cubed
  French beans 10 , trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
  Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs), shelled
  Capsicums 2 , cut into cubes, with seeds and pith removed
  Turnips 2 , peeled and cubed
  Cauliflower 150 Gram, cut into flowerettes
  Aubergines 2 Medium, cubed (Long Variety)
For grinding together:
  Green chillies 4 , seeded
  Coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Mint 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger piece 3 Inch
  Garlic pods 1 1⁄2
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chilli powder 3 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 3 Teaspoon

Wash rice and all dais separately.
Half boil pigeon peas and gram.
Soak rice and remaining dais for twenty minutes.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry onions and whole spices till onions are brown.
Add half a cup water and simmer till onions are mushy and water has evaporated.
Add ground spices and saute for 2-3 minutes.
Add dais and rice, saute for 3-4 minutes more.
Add hot water to cover by one inch.
Bring to boil and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Add vegetables.
Simmer on low heat, with pan half covered.
Cook till holes appear in the surface.
Check khichdi to see if it is done, toss with a fork, adding a little more water, if required.
Cook covered till done.
Mix meat with khichdi and serve, or place khichdi on a platter and spoon meat over it.
Strew sali (potato julienne) over dish and serve.
This is a meal in itself and quite delicious.
A light egg dish could preceed it and a fruity dessert to complete the meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 787 Calories from Fat 290

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.1%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78.3 mg26.1%

Sodium 395.7 mg16.5%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.5%

Dietary Fiber 17.3 g69.4%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A 76.7% Vitamin C 125.3%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 28.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vaghareli Khichdi Recipe