Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Shahi Khichadi/Khichdi | Rice Recipe

Usally I am making Khichadi weakly twice or thrice for Dinner,bcoz it's light & easy to digest, but with some variation.Today I am trying with Paneer.
Khichadi carries many nutritious value in herself. By adding veggies we can make it more healthy & tasty.So let's start......

Ingredients serving 3-4
Rice                          1 cup
Dal                       1 cup
Onion,Sliced 2 med.
Potato,Diced 2 med.
Carrot, rounded 2 med.
Paneer,Cubed 1 1/2 cup
Green Peas 1 cup
Tomato,sliced 3-4
Coriander leaves 2-3 tbsp
Lemon 1
To Temper
Oil/ghee                3-4 tbsp
Mustard seed 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Green chilly  1
clove,Pepper,cardamom 2 -3 each
Bay leaf                  1
Turmeric powder      1/4 tsp
red chilly powder  1 tsp
salt                       1 1/2 tsp
Soak dal for 30 min. and rice for 15 min. Wash and drain keep aside.
Heat oil in cooker add mustard let it splutter,then add green chilly, curry leaves,clove,pepper,cardamom,bay leaf.Add onion and saute few min
Add all Veggies and paneer saute 1-2 min, add turmeric,chilly powder,salt and mix well.
Add 4 cup of water and mix well. cover the cooker with lid and cook for 10-12 min on low flame or till done.
let it cool cooker, open garnish with coriander leaves and lemon wedges . Serve hot with papad.
Paneer is optional. You can deep fry paneer and keep aside and mix time of serving.
For more royal look and taste add cashew and rasine (kismish).
Can add veggeies of your choice.


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