Bengali masoor dal (red lentils) khichdi / khichuri – for rainy days
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  • 10 mins Cook time
  • 15 mins Total time
  • 25 mins Bengali musoor dal khichdi
  • rice
  • Red
  • 1 cup Par
  • 1¼ cup Potatoes : 1 big cut into chunks Onions (sliced) : 1 big Garlic cloves : 3-4 Ginger paste : 1 tbsp Tomatoes : 1 chopped Green chillies : 2-3 Whole garam masala (cloves , cinnamon , cardamom) : 2-3 each Cumin powder (roasted) 1 tsp Turmeric powder : ½ tsp Red chilli powder - ½ tsp (optional) Bay leaf - 1 or 2 Salt and sugar to taste Ghee : 2 tbsp Instructions Wash and soak the rice for half an hour. Wash the lentils properly. Cut the vegetables as mentioned above In a pressure cooker, heat one tablespoon ghee. Temper it with whole spices, bay leaf. Fry the onion slices till translucent. Fry the garlic and ginger paste too. Add the lentils and rice, potatoes, tomatoes, green chillies and other spices. Fry or saute them for a while. Add salt and four cups water. Pressure cook till done. This khichdi will be runny in texture. Adjust salt, seasonings and add sugar. Add remaining ghee, give a nice stir and serve hot. 3.5.3226



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