Khichdi is an indian dish made from rice and red lentils (daal). This is a childhood favorite recipe that I've incorporated over the years to make a healthier version without using any ghee or oils. Hope you enjoy it as much as our family does!
- 2 -3 Cups of Brown or Basmati Rice
- 1/2 Cup Masoor Dal
- 1 Cup Chopped Onions
- 3 Green Chillies sliced
- 1 tbsp Chopped Mint
- 6 Cloves
- 2 Cinnamon sticks
- 1 tsp Shah Jeera
- 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric
- Salt to Taste
Mix the rice and masoor daal. Wash and soak this in water for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
In a pot add cloves, cinnamon and shah jeera.
Add the onions and ginger garlic paste.
Saute the onions in a tspn of water until it is browned.
Add turmeric, green chillies and mint ant mix well.
Add the soaked and drained rice and masoor daal, mix it together.
Add 2 cups of water and salt and mix everything.
Cover and cook till the rice and lentils are done on slow flame or a rice cooker.
Serve hot with Tomato Chutney and Chickpea Flour veggie Omelettes. Enjoy!