Khichdi, Bengali Style
by Tarla Dalal
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Bengali style khichdi is aromatic and also laden with veggies and dal. In short, it is a flavoursome and power-packed meal.
The use of crushed spices instead of whole or powdered ones brings about a significant change in the recipe – you will notice it when you prepare the khichdi.
Also try other khichdi recipes like Ram Khichdi , Zucchini Bajra Khichdi and Shahjahani Khichdi .
- Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the bayleaves and the prepared powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, rice and masoor dal, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add 3½ cups of hot water, green peas, french beans, onions, potatoes, green chillies and salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame for atleast 20 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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