Kathiawadi Khichdi
Simple yet delicious and protein rich veg recipe for your meal.
Chef Vaibhav Mahajan's Kathiawadi Khichdi recipe
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups rice
  • 4 to 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion
  • 4 to 5 French beans
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 brinjal
  • 1 tomato
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves
  • ½ tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander
  • Rice papad
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • For garnish Coriander sprig.

HOW TO PREPARE KATHIAWADI KHICHDI

  1. 1

    Wash rice and keep aside.
  2. 2

    Finely chop garlic and onion, French beans, carrot, brinjal, tomato, and green chillies.
  3. 3

    Heat oil in a pan.
  4. 4

    Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  5. 5

    When the seeds splutter, add curry leaves, chopped green chillies, garlic, and onions.
  6. 6

    Saute well.
  7. 7

    Season with asafoetida, turmeric powder, and garam masala.
  8. 8

    Mix well.
  9. 9

    Add the chopped vegetables to this masala.
  10. 10

    Mix green peas too.
  11. 11

    To the vegetables, add the soaked rice.
  12. 12

    Toss it to get a good mix of vegetables and rice.
  13. 13

    Pour water in the rice.
  14. 14

    Add a pinch of salt and give a final mix.
  15. 15

    Cover the pan and simmer.
  16. 16

    Finally, add some chopped fresh coriander to give the khichdi a refreshing flavour.
  17. 17

    Garnish khichdi with a coriander sprig and serve with rice papad.
  18. 18

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