Daab Malai Kichdi
Eating oil, spicy food in summers can be discomforting. Chef Gautam Mehrishi shares a khichdi recipe which tastes yummy and is easy to cook. This khichdi is loaded with the nutrients and freshness of coconut and is perfect for lunch on a hot day.
Daab Malai Kichdi
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 1-2

Cooking Time

-20-22 Min

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-15 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • FOR Daab Malai Kichadi
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cup water
  • 2 tsp coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 coconut oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 - 4 cup blanched rice
  • For Tadka:
  • 2 - 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tsp chopped dry red chilli
  • 1/2 cup curry leaves
  • 2 - 3 tsp chopped ginger
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Raw coconut
  • 3 tbsp boiled rice
  • 2 - 3 tbsp finely chopped french beans
  • 2 tbsp boiled green gram
  • 1/2 diced potatoes
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • FOR Layer
  • 2 - 3 tbsp boiled rice
  • Boiled green grams
  • FOR Garnish
  • 1 tsp coconut milk
  • Red chilli powder

HOW TO PREPARE DAAB MALAI KICHDI

  1. 1

    In a hot pot add water, coconut milk, coconut oil, salt, blanched rice and boil it.
  2. 2

    Strain the cooked rice in a bowl.
  3. 3

    Add coconut oil over the rice.
  4. 4

    Scoop out the layer of soft coconut cream from the raw coconut.
  5. 5

    Add boiled rice, finely chopped french beans, boiled green gram, salt, diced potato with skin, coconut milk.
  6. 6

    To make Tadka, in a hot pan, add coconut oil, fenugreek seeds, chopped dry red chilli, curry leaves, chopped ginger, turmeric powder and mix it well.
  7. 7

    Add boiled rice again, boiled green grams and pour the tadka mixture.
  8. 8

    Bake it in the preheated oven at 180'C for 12 - 14 minutes.
  9. 9

    Add the kichadi in a plate, tadka mixture and coconut milk on the top.
  10. 10

    Sprinkle red chilli powder and, Daab Malai Kichadi is ready to serve.
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