How to make Khichuri - Moong dal and rice and vegetable the Bengali way.

This recipe is contributed by Member Soniya Chandra.

Main Ingredients : Rice (चावल), Split Green Gram Skinless

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Khichuri

Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Coconut Khara Kozhambu, Batata Humman, Kesariya Baingan, Pungent Feijoada.

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Khichuri Recipe

  • Rice soaked 1 cup

  • Split Green Gram Skinless 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 2 teaspoons

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Green chilli 1

  • Cauliflower cut into florets 1 small

  • Carrot cut into 1 cm pieces 1

  • French beans cut into diamonds 5-6

  • Potato quartered 1 medium

  • Tomato cut 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 teaspoons

Method

Step 1

Dry roast the moong dal till light brown. Remove and keep it aside.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non stick pan, add bay laef, green chillies and saute for a minute.

Step 3

Add cauliflower, carrot, french beans, potatoes, tomatoes and saute for a minute.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder, salt, sugar and half cup water and cook till vegetables are tender.

Step 5

Serve hot.

Also try out these recipes from Bengali Cuisine like Bhapa Doi, Porotha, Rose Sandesh, Kathi Rolls.

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