Masala Fada Khichdi


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A delicious khichdi made with broken wheat! truly mouth watering!

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Masala Fada Khichdi recipe - How to make Masala Fada Khichdi

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1 cup broken wheat (dalia)
1/2 cup moong dal (split green gram)
1/2 cup green peas
2 small potatoes , cubed
2 small onions , cubed
2 small tomatoes , cubed
3 to 4 garlic (lehsun) cloves , crushed
salt to taste
1 tbsp ghee

To Be Grounded Into Smooth Powder
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 stick cinnamon (dalchini)
4 to 5 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
4 to 5 peppercorns (kalimirch)
1/4 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  1. Clean and wash the broken wheat and moong dal with enough water.
  2. Heat the ghee in a presure cooker, add the garlic and saute till the garlic turns golden brown in colour.
  3. Add dry ground masala and saute for 1 minute.
  4. Add the potatoes , onions, tomatoes , green peas ,broken wheat and moong dal, mix well and add the salt and 3 cups of water and mix well.
  5. Pressure cook on high flame for 4-5 whistles.
  6. Serve hot with curds or plain gujrati kadhi.

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This recipe was contributed by k_aar on 03 Oct 2011

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