Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Masala Khichdi

     I am back with again a quick one pot recipe which is also a lunch box recipe.. wholesome meal loaded with vegetables.


Rice - 1 cup
Moong dal - 1/2 cup
Tomato - 1 large
Onion - 1 large
Garlic - 2 to 3 cloves
Green peas - 1/2 cup
Potato - 1 large
Carrot - 1 large
Beans - 10 to 15
Brinjal - 1 medium size
Green chillies - 3to 4
Oil - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 5-10
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Jeera powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste.


Cut all the vegetables in chunks or large pieces. Chop the tomato, onion and garlic finely.

Wash the rice and dal together. Then add all the chopped vegetables except tomato and onion. Add five times water to it and pressure cook for four whistles will everything is cooked well.

Now heat a pan and add oil and ghee to it. Once hot add mustard seeds. As they splutter, add jeera, garlic, curry leaves and onion. Fry for a minute. 

Then add tomatoes, slit green chillies to it. Fry for few minutes. Now add all the masala powders and mix.

Add the cooked rice and vegetables to the pan and mix well. Add salt and  little water if required. Cook on low flame for few minutes.

Serve hot on a lazy Sunday with some masala papad..

Enjoy cooking!!