Makai ni Khichdi


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makai ni khichdi is a very unique khichdi prepared with crushed sweet corn kernels, perked up with a tempering of seeds and green chillies. corn khichdi can be prepared easily and in a hassel-free way as it is cooked in microwave. This makai ni khichdi is unique as it doesn’t use any rice in the preparation.

A dash of asafoetida boosts the aroma of this easy-to-cook makai ni khichdi, while lemon juice adds a welcome tang to it.

Khichdi is a staple food in our country. Generally, it is made with a combination of rice and lentils. You can substitute/mix and match to form a myriad of khichdi recipes using various dals, grains, pulses, etc. The health quotient can be improved with the addition of vegetables and use of healthy grains like jowar, bajra, wheat, etc.

For a rich and creamy texture of microwave makai khichdi, you can use coconut milk or regular cow’s milk instead of water. Another option is to use part water, part milk depending on how you want the makai ni khichdi to be.

The corn khichdi is ideal to cook in the Microwave because corn cooks very fast!

Serve makai ni khichdi hot garnished with the coriander. You can serve this for lunch or dinner menu. Papad, pickles, curd, and Kadhi are some popular accompaniments that you can serve with corn khichdi.

Learn to make makai ni khichdi recipe | microwave makai khichdi | corn khichdi | with detailed step by step recipe photos below.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Makai ni Khichdi
1 3/4 cups coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
For makai ni khichdi

    For makai ni khichdi
  1. To make microwave makai khichdi, combine the oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and green chillies in a microwave-safe bowl, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  2. Add the corn, sugar, salt and ¾ cup of water, mix well and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Serve the makai ni khichdi hot garnished with the coriander.

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Method for makai ni khichdi

  1. Transfer approx 3 cups of corn kernels to a mixer jar and coarsely ground them, it will yeild approx 1 3/4 cup of crushed corn.Grating corn kob directly using a grater is kind of tedious and the yield is also less hence, pulsing them in a mixer is the best and easiest way
  2. To make makai ni khichdi | microwave makai khichdi | corn khichdi |in a microwave-safe bowl add oil. Oil can be swapped with ghee for a flavorful makai khichdi.
  3. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  4. Add asafoetida.
  5. Add green chillies and mix well. Alternatively, you can make use of green chilli paste.
  6. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
  7. Add the corn.
  8. Add sugar. Add more or less depending upon the sweetness of corn kernels.
  9. Add salt, ¾ cup of water and mix well. For a rich and creamy texture, you can use coconut milk or regular cow’s milk instead of water. Also, you can use part water, part milk depending on how you want the corn khichdi to be.
  10. Microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  11. Add the lemon juice for an extra tangy flavor and mix well. Our makai ni khichdi is ready.
  12. Serve  makai ni khichdi recipe | microwave makai khichadi | corn khichdi | hot garnished with the coriander. You can serve this for lunch or dinner menu. 
Accompaniments

Fresh Curds ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking ) 
How To Make Curd Or Dahi At Home 
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe) 
Low Fat Curds 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy89 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates19.5 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A24.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C3.8 mg
Folic Acid17.7 mcg
Calcium4.7 mg
Iron0.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.2 mg
Potassium130.6 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Makai ni Khichdi
5
 on 29 Jul 16 09:09 AM


Makai ni khichdi.. its quick and easy to make it.. The mild sweet taste of the khichdi is just perfect in taste.. I loved this khichdi.. whenever corn in season.. i make sure i make it..