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Rice Khichri Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1\2 cup rice, Pakistani basmati
  • 1\2 cup dal moong
  • 5 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 inch piece cinnamon stick
  • 3 large cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, zeera
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1\2 cup ghee or cooking oil

How to make Khichri Recipe:

  • Put the rice and dal in a sieve and wash it thoroughly under running cold tap until the water runs clear. Soak in plenty of water for about 2 hours. Drain in a sieve and let it stand for a minute or two
  • Heat the ghee or oil in the heavy base pan and add the onions, stirring frequently fry to a pale golden color. Add the all spices, fry for 1 minute. Add rice, lentil and salt and level with a spatula
  • Add enough water to cover the rice by about 1 to 2 inches. ( The amount of water depends on, how mushy the rice you want.)
  • Cover with a tight fitting lid, reduce the heat and allow to cook for about 20 -25 minutes or until rice is very tender and mushy. Transfer it to a serving dish and add butter to it, butter will melt with the heat of the rice
  • Garnish with boiled eggs, salad leaves
  • Serve immediately

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4 people

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