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Khitcheri

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 4
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time:
Best for: All   Preperation time: 30 min
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Khitcheri recipe by MuskanKhan85 at DesiRecipes.com.
Khitcheri is an easy dish to make. It is nutritious and a complete meal in itself.


Keywords: khichri, khitchri, khichdi, khichry, khitchry, khichdy

Ingredients
- 1 1\2 cups rice Pakistani basmati rice
- 1\2 cup moong dalClick to find more about dal
- 5 cloves
- 1tsp. black pepperClick to find more about black pepper
- 1 inch piece cinnamonClick to find more about cinnamon stick
- 3 large cardamomClick to find more about cardamom
- 1tsp. Caraway seedsClick to find more about Caraway seeds
- 2 tsp. saltClick to find more about salt
- 1 small onionClick to find more about onion sliced thinly
- 1/2 cup gheeClick to find more about ghee or cooking oil


Preparation
1. Put the rice and dalClick to find more about 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.
2. Heat the gheeClick to find more about 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, lentilClick to find more about lentil and saltClick to find more about salt and level with a spatula.
3. 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.)
4. 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. Serve immediately.



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There are 2 comment(s) for this recipe.
by sammera 4/5 Stars
very good if you are feeling poorly.

Thu Feb 09, 2012

by Anonymous 5/5 Stars
Hmmm ez n tasty

Sat Jul 09, 2011


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