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Baby Prawn And Vegetable Masala Khichdi (Pressure Cooker Version)

Rumana Rawat
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Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Baby Prawn And Vegetable Masala Khichdi (Pressure Cooker Version) RECIPE

This is a dish in which you put everything together into a pressure cooker, within no time you have a delicious masala khichdi ready to eat.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1/4 cup of baby prawn (precooked)
  2. 1/2 cup mix vegetables
  3. 1/2 cup of rice
  4. 3 tbsp toor dal
  5. 1 small onion
  6. 2 green chillies
  7. 1 small tomato finely chopped
  8. 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  9. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  10. 1/4 tsp coriander powder
  11. 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  12. 1 bay leaf
  13. 1 black cardamom
  14. 2 cloves
  15. 1 cinnamon stick
  16. 1 green cardamom
  17. 1 star anise
  18. 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  19. 3 cups of water
  20. oil as required
  21. salt to taste


  1. In a large bowl add in rice, prawns, dal and vegetables. Wash them properly and set aside.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add in oil, once the oil is hot, add in cumin seeds, bay leave, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and cloves. Once they splutter, add in the chopped onion and green chilli, fry till the onion turns golden brown in colour.
  3. Next, add in the tomato, red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder and garam masala, fry this for 1 minute. Add in the prawns, vegetables, dal, rice and salt to taste.Give it a good stir and pour in the water.
  4. Close the cooker lid and let it cook for 2 whistles (1 in high flame and 1 in low flame). Once cooked, allow the pressure to completely release before opening the lid.
  5. Serve hot with a little ghee drizzled on top.

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Natasha fitter
Natasha fitter   Nov-24-2017

Today I made it let see

Rumana Rawat
Rumana Rawat   Jun-09-2016

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