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Shahi Khichdi

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My family loves this Shahi Khichdi recipe. Shahi Khichdi is a unique Indian dish . It is generally eaten during lunch or dinner as main dish. Shahi Khichdi goes well with chole, but it can also be eaten with rajma. It is a good option for holiday cooking. You should try this Shahi Khichdi recipe.
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red lentil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped tomato 1 Large
  Chopped onion 1 Large
  Chopped garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Finely chopped ginger 1 Inch
  Green chili 4 , chopped
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 3
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 3 Tablespoon
  Ghee 2 Teaspoon
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)

1. Wash rice and red lentil and keep in a large strainer to drain out the water.

2. Heat cooking oil in a pressure cooker. Add whole cumin seeds and bay leaf and fry to light brown.

3. Add onion, garlic, ginger, green chili and fry to light brown.

4. Add tomato, chili powder, turmeric powder. Fry in medium heat for 5 minutes. Do not let the spices stick to the bottom of the cooker.

5. Add green peas and cook for another 5 minutes.

6. Add rice and red lentil, sugar and salt. Fry for about five minutes stirring occasionally.

7. Add 6 cups of water. Add ghee and garam masala.

8. Close the pressure cooker lid and cook till one whistle.

9. Remove from heat and release pressure. Keep covered.

10. Serve hot with ghee and omelets or fried fish or potato.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
8 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
38 Minutes

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