KHICHDDI | How to make KHICHDDI

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By Ms. Falguni Kapadia
Created on 14th Oct 2015
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About 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 is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Ms. Falguni Kapadia teaches how to make KHICHDDI step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook KHICHDDI in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 5 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare KHICHDDI at home. This amazing and mouthwatering KHICHDDI takes few minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this KHICHDDI is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then KHICHDDI is a good option for you. The flavour of KHICHDDI is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this KHICHDDI and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves5People
KHICHDDI

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 sharma3 months ago
Very nice
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