Dal khichdi

Summer is round the corner and in this scorching heat we don’t like to eat heavy at dinner so last week I decided to prepare very light food i.e dal khichdi. Dal khichdi is one of my favorite dish .This is not usual dal khichdi for stomach upset or fever.It is cooked with aromatic spices and in pressure cooker. Dal khichdi are mostly in liquid form which I like hotel style but mine was bit dry form as it depends on how much water content you take.

You can have it with pickle or rice papad or any type of papad.

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Ingredients :
1 cup rice
1/2 cup moong dal
2 tp desi ghee
coriander
Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon.
2 onions finely chopped
1 tomato finely chopped
cinnamon stick, bay leaves,star anise (chakra phool)
ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds(rai)

/2 tsp cumin seen (jeera)

Salt to taste
Green chillies 1-2
Red chilly for tempering
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Method
Step 1
Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.
Step 2
Add mustard,jeera,cinnamon,red chilly ,green chilly,ginger garlic paste , turmeric powder and Asafoetida and mix it well.
Step 3
Add chopped onions and tomato and Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
Step 4
Add moond dal and rice and saute well.Add 4 cups water.Salt to taste and sprinkle some coriander leaves and keep the remaining for garnishing. Close the pressure cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till 2-3 whistles are given.
Step 5
Open the cooker when the pressure reduces completely and serve hot.

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