Sunday, April 17, 2011

Masoor Dal Khichidi

Ingredients:
Sona Mossori Rice / Basmathi Rice - 1cup
Masoor Dal - 1 cup
Garlic - 1
Grated Coconut - 2tsp
Jeera - 1/2tsp
Chopped Coriander - 2tbs
Turmeric Powder - 1/4tsp
Salt to taste
Ghee - 1tbs(Optional)

Seasoning:
Oil - 1tbs
Jeera/ Cumin - 1tsp
Sha Jeera - 1/4tsp
Cinnamon - 1'
Clove - 2
Bay Leaves - 2
Red chili - 2

Method:
Wash and soak rice and masoor dal for 15 min.
Powder coriander leaves, coconut, jeera, garlic and keep it aside.
In a pan heat oil add jeera, shajeera, cinnamon, clove, bay leaves, red chili pieces. When jeera starts spluttering add 5 cups water, add soaked rice and masoor dal to boiling water and add salt, turmeric powder now close the lid and cook until rice gets soft keep mixing when ever required(the consistency of Masoor Dal Khichidi is like Pongal).
now add ground powder and cook for 2 to 3 min. Add little water if required.
Garnish with Ghee and serve hot with sweet lemon pickle / regular lemon pickle.