How to make Bohri Khichdi -

This khichdi has all the elements of a good biryani minus all the effort that goes into making one. Basmati rice and toor dal khichdi with chunks of succulent mutton and flavourful spices – this khichdi is every non vegetarians delight

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Basmati Rice (बासमती चावल), Boneless Mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Bohri Khichdi

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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.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bohri Khichdi Recipe

  • Basmati Rice soaked 1 cup

  • Boneless Mutton cut into 1 cm pieces 500 grams

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) soaked 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cloves 6-7

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic 6-7 cloves

  • Ginger 1 inch pie

  • Green chilli slit 1

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Fried onions sliced 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, cloves, cardamoms and onions. Sauté till onions are light brown. Grind garlic, ginger and green chilli with a little water to a paste.

Step 2

Chop tomato and add to cooker along with ground paste. Mix well and sauté for 3-4 minutes.Add salt, mutton pieces and mix well. Add turmeric powder and garam masala powder, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add toor dal, mix, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.Add 3-4 cups water, stir to mix. Add salt, coriander leaves, mint leaves, rice and fried onions. Mix well.

Step 4

Cover the cooker and cook under pressure till 3 whistles are given out. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10-15 minutes. Switch off heat and let it stand for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.