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Vegetable Khichdi

Prep Time: 2 days
No Cooking
Makes 3 Cups
Ingredients How to?
  • 2 tbsp rice (chawal) 2 tbsp moong dal (split green gram)
  • 1 tbsp bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki) (doodhi/ lauki) , peeled and grated
  • 2 tbsp carrot , peeled and grated
  • 1 peppercorn
  • 1 clove (laung / lavang)
  • a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/2 tsp ghee
  • salt to taste

1.Wash the rice and moong dal together and keep aside.

2.Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.

3.When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, clove and peppercorn.

4.Add the bottle gourd and carrot and sauté for a few seconds.

5.Add the dal, rice, turmeric powder, salt and 1˝ cups of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

6.When it is done, remove the peppercorn and clove. Whisk to combine the rice and dal together. Serve lukewarm with fresh curds.
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