Brown Rice Khichdi

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Ingredients:

  • Brown rice-1 cup
  • Moong dal-1/2 cup
  • onion- 1 finely chopped
  • potatoes- 1 cut into small cubes
  • carrot- 1 small, cut into cubes
  • coriander leaves-inely chopped
  • dry red chilli-1
  • cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • mustard seeds -1/4 tsp
  • salt- for taste
  • red chilli powder-1 tsp
  • turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder-1 tsp
  • cumin powder-1/2 tsp
  • garam masala powder- 1 tsp
  • ghee- 1 tbsp

How to prepare:

  • Wash and soak brown rice and moong dal separately for minimum 30 mins.
  • In a cooker,heat oil,add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,dry red chilli ,a pinch of asafoetida .Let it splutter.
  • Add onion and saute until it turns light brown.
  • Add salt ,potatoes and carrots.
  • Now add all the spice powders except garam masala and mix well. Add little water and mix so that the spices dont get burnt.
  • Add  soaked rice and dal to this and mix well.Add 2 to 2 n 1/2 cups of water and pressure cook it till 5-6 whistles.
  • After its done ,open the lid add ghee and garam masala ,mix and cook for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Serve it hot with papad and pickle.
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