Aachari Khichdi

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 30 minutes | Servings: 4

Ingredients

1 cup Rice, washed

¾ cup Tovar dal, washed

Salt to taste

½ tsp Turmeric powder

For Tempering/Tadka

1 tbsp Ghee

1 tsp Cumin seeds

2-3 Cloves

2 Dry Red chillies

½ tsp Asafoetida

1 tsp Green chillies, chopped

½ cup Onions, chopped

1 tsp Ginger garlic paste

2 tbsp Nimbu achaar masala

Salt to taste

½ tsp Turmeric powder

Coriander leaves, for garnish

Method:

  • Add the washed tovar dal and rice to a pressure cooker along with 4 cups water.
  • Add in salt and turmeric powder, mix and close with a lid. Cook till 3 whistles.
  • Now for the tadka, heat ghee in a kadhai. Add in cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add in cloves and broken dry red chillies. Fry for a minute and add asafoetida.
  • Add in the onions and ginger garlic paste. Cook till the onions turn translucent.
  • Now add the aachar paste, adjust salt, turmeric powder. Mix everything together and let the masalas cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now once the pressure releases out of the cooker, open the lid and mix the khichdi.
  • Add the prepared tadka to the khichdi and mix everything together.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

 

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