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Kala Chana Khichdi

Published under: KhichdiMahavir Jayanti

Whole Bengal Gram (Kala Chana) – 1/4 cup
Salt – 1 1/2 tsp
Rice – 1/2 cp
Ghee – 2 tblsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Tomatoes – 3, medium, finely chopped
Coriander Leaves – 2 tsp, chopped
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 2 tsp

For Garnish:
Coriander Leaves – 1 tblsp, chopped

1. Wash bengal gram and soak in water overnight.
2. Drain and rinse in several changes of water.
3. Pressure cook with 2 cups of water and 1/2 tsp of salt for 10 minutes after cooked reaches full pressure.
4. Wash rice and soak in water for 15 minutes.
5. Heat ghee in a heavy based pan over moderate heat.
6. Sprinkle in cumin seeds and when they splutter, add tomatoes, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder.
7. Drain cooked gram and add to pan.
8. Stir till well blended.
9. Drain rice and add to pan.
10. Cook khichdi for 10 to 15 minutes till water is absorbed and rice is tender.
11. Remove pan from heat and leave covered for 5 minutes.
12. Garnish with coriander leaves.
13. Serve hot.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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