Saturday, July 11, 2015

Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Khichdi

Here is a hearty and filling quick fix meal. This is a good alternative to the traditional rice Khichdi, if you are looking for a way to reduce the amount of rice and have more fiber in your diet. My family love this dish and this is my go to meal when I am pressed for time. Try this and I am sure this would be your go to meal in no time on busy days.
1 cup Broken wheat /Dalia
1/2 cup Red lentils (Masoor dhal) and 1/2 cup split moong dhal
2-3 green chillies, chopped
1 Onion ,chopped
1 Carrot , finely chopped
1/2 beans,finely chopped
1 cup Green peas
1 teaspoon cumin  seeds
1/2teaspoon  Asafoetida
4-5 curry leaves
2 tablespoon Tamarind pulp/1 big tomato
1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
4 tablespoon clarified butter +1 tablespoon more
4 and 1/2 cups water or as required


Heat clarified butter in a pressure cooker , add Asafoetida and cumin seeds. Add curry leaves and onion sauté for a minute.
Add carrots,beans and green peas and sauté for another five minutes.
Add broken wheat and both  dhals  , mix well. Add  water and bring it to boil. Add turmeric powder, tamarind pulp/tomato and salt.
Cover the lid and cook till four whistles , open when all the steam is realesed by itself.
Drizzle with a tablespoon of clarified butter .Serve hot with curd /yogurt and pickle.

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful recipe. I tried and it came out well.. Thanks for sharing. Buy Spices Online


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