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ByMs. Falguni Kapadia
Created on 14th Oct 2015
  • KHICHDDI, How to make KHICHDDI


KHICHDDI(rice with lentil),is light delicacy enjoyed meal almost a week.It's quick,easy to make as well light to digest.

KHICHDDI, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. KHICHDDI is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingKHICHDDI is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Ms. Falguni Kapadia. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make KHICHDDI is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of KHICHDDIby Ms. Falguni Kapadia. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. KHICHDDI is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 5. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves5People

Ingredients to make KHICHDDI

  • 1 cup rice(preferably basmati)
  • 1/2 cup tuver ne daal(lentil)
  • 1 tsp cummin seeds
  • 4 grains of dry methi(fenugreek seeds) 3 cloves
  • 5 curry leaves 3 inch whole ginger
  • 2 tsp asfateodia 4 chillies
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups ghee
  • Water

How to make KHICHDDI

  1. Wash rice and daal till water comes out clear.Soak both separately for 20 minutes.Drain together in sieve.In degchi with lid or pot with lid heat 1/2 cup ghee.
  2. Splutter Cummin seeds, methi, cloves,curry leaves
  3. Peel ginger. Hammer once retaining it's whole.Now add to ghee.
  4. Chop green chillies, slitting them.Add to heated ghee.
  5. Add drained rice,daal in ghee.Saute till all water evaporates and smells.See to it that rice doesn't break while sauting.
  6. Add turmeric powder and salt,mix.
  7. Now add water double the quantity of mix. Cover.
  8. Let it cook first 5 minutes on high flame and later on sim.
  9. Switch off almost after 15 minutes. Let it remain covered for a while.
  10. Check the doneness by picking rice by fork, pressing between fingers.It should press,Thn it's done.
  11. If half done let it sim and if water less thn can add accordingly.
  12. Add remaining cup of ghee in done KHICHDDI.
  13. Serve hot with pickle/kadhi /coriander chutney / curd/buttermilk / brinjal sabji.
My Tip: Serving piping hot with loads of ghee makes it taste delicious and proves very satisfying with hot kadi. Lot of other variants way to make KHICHDDI. Same can be served to patients avoiding all ingredients except salt,Cummin seeds, turmeric powder adding more water making it semisolid.

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Shushma sharmaa month ago
Very nice

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