Friday, May 26, 2006

Jhatpat Khichdi


This is yet another tasty vegetarian quickie with rice, easy for bachelor cooking as well.


(serves 2)
Basmati Rice-3/4 cup
Chopped vegetables-100g(carrot, beans,cauliflower,etc)
Potato-2 large-cut into small pieces
Green chillies-3
Ghee-1 1/2 tbsp
Cumin seed powder-1tsp
Dhaniya powder-1tbsp
Water-as required
Cashews+Sultanas-25g (optional)
Garam Masala
Star Aniseed-3
Cinnamon stick-1 (i inch size)
Ajwain-1/4 tsp
Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
Pepper powder-1tsp
Bay leaves-2


Wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes in water.Drain off the water and keep it aside.Pound Ani seed,Ajwain&Cinnamon. Mix it with Cardamom & Pepper powder and bay leaf. Heat ghee in a large bottomed vessel.Add the garam masala prepared.Saute it for a couple of minutes. Now add rice in to it.Saute it till the rice grain becomes soft when you bite. Saute vegetables and potato in ghee in another wok till they are soft.Now add this vegetable to the rice. Add Corriander powder& Cumin powder. Now add water just above the level of the vegetables and rice. Add salt. Cook it for 8 minutes or till the rice is cooked properly.Garnish it with cashews and sultanas.Kichdi ready.

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Anand said...

May i try this........

indianadoc said...

>Oh sure is indeed easy..

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