Khichadi Bake

Khichadi Bake

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A khichadi layered with a potato vegetable topped with tempered curds makes a meal by itself.

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Khichadi Bake recipe - How to make Khichadi Bake



Preparation Time: 10 Minutes   Cooking Time: 30 Minutes   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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2 cups leftover khichadi
a pinch of chilli powder
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) for garnishing

For the potato vegetable
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 cup sliced onions
1/2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
2 medium sized potatoes, boiled, peeled and cubed
salt to taste
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)

For the tempered curds
1 cup fresh thick curds (dahi)
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
4 to 6 curry leaves (kadi patta)

    For the potato vegetable

    1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds to it. When they crackle, add the onions and fry for some time till they turn translucent.
    2. Add the ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes.
    3. Add the potatoes, ¼ cup water and salt and cook for some more time.
    4. Add the curds, mix well and keep aside.

    For the tempered curds

    1. Whisk the curds with salt and keep aside.
    2. Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds to it.
    3. When they crackle, add the curry leaves and pour over the curds. Mix well. Keep aside.

    How to proceed

    1. Warm the khichadi and put it in a serving dish.
    2. Top with the potato vegetable.
    3. Spread the tempered curds evenly on top and sprinkle chilli powder over it.
    4. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 5 minutes or microwave for 2 minutes.
    5. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

    Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt 
    Low Fat Curds 

    Nutrient values per serving
    Energy308 cal
    Protein8.3 g
    Carbohydrates36.4 g
    Fiber2.8 g
    Fat13.1 g
    Cholesterol0 mg
    Vitamin A292.5 mcg
    Vitamin B10.1 mg
    Vitamin B20.1 mg
    Vitamin B31.3 mg
    Vitamin C9.3 mg
    Folic Acid22.6 mcg
    Calcium133.1 mg
    Iron19.1 mg
    Magnesium0 mg
    Phosphorus0 mg
    Sodium191.3 mg
    Potassium150.8 mg
    Zinc0.5 mg

    RECIPE SOURCE : Recipes Using LeftoversBuy this cookbook

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    Khichadi Bake
     on 08 Jun 13 03:39 PM

    i made this dish from scratch khichdi and all, it turned out absolutely delicious! worth a try if you have a casual dinner party.