Monday, 24 June 2013

Bengali Vegetable Khichdi Recipe

Bengali Vegetable Khichdi Recipe:
Bengali vegetable Khichdi

Bengali Vgetable Khichdi Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice.(I used gobinda bhog chal,but you can use any other scented rice variety).
  • 1 cup lentil.(I used yellow moon dal or split yellow gram).
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetables like pumpkin,cauliflower,potato.
  • 1/2 cup green peas.
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric.
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder.
  • 4 to 5 green chilies.
  • 2 to 3 dried red chilies.
  • 1 bay leaf.
  • 2 table spoon sugar.
  • 2 tomatoes.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds.
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste.
  • salt.
  • oil.
  • ghee.

Bengali Vegetable khichdi cooking process:

  1. Wash the rice and dal ,soak them for about an hour.
  2. Boil water in a pan and add rice,dal(lentil),bring them to boil.Mean while wash and cut the vegetables.
  3. Once the rice and moong dal(lentil) are half done,add the vegetables.
  4. Also add the tomato pieces and green peas,green chilies when the rice is 2/3 done.
  5. For preparing the tadka heat oil in another pan and add the bay leaf,dried red chilies,ginger,cumin seeds.Once the cumin seeds start to crackle you will know that the tadka is ready.
  6. Add the tadka to the khichdi and mix well.Add salt,sugar,turmeric powder,cumin powder and cook in low heat for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Add ghee and  remove from heat,your khichdi is ready.Serve hot with curry,papad,chutney.
    Bengali vegetable Khichdi recipe