Khilli hui Khichdi Recipe

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Khilli hui Khichdi
How to make Khili hui Khichdi
  • Recipe By: Niru Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Three kinds of dals, a cup of rice and a host of masalas come together to create this traditional recipe.

Ingredients of Khilli hui Khichdi

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1/4 cup arhar dal
  • 1/4 cup channa dal
  • 1/4 cup moong dal
  • 2 Tbsp clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp ginger-finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2-3 green chillies-chopped

How to Make Khilli hui Khichdi

  • 1.Soak the rice and daals together for at least 1/2 hour. Drain and keep aside until further use.
  • 2.Heat ghee in a heavy-based saucepan and add cumin seeds and bay leaves.
  • 3.When the seeds splutter, add ginger and saute till a light brown.
  • 4.Add drained rice mixture, coriander powder, salt, garam masala, chilli powder and stir a few times well mixed.
  • 5.Saute over high flame, till excess water dries up.
  • 6.Add green chillies and 3 1/2 cups water, bring to a boil.
  • 7.Lower flame, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • 8.Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.