Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi
by Tarla Dalal
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Khichdi is a wonderful, versatile Indian food. It is satiating and easy to prepare, and fits perfectly into any meal, be it lunch or dinner. It also lends itself to a lot of innovation, and you can come up with varied versions with unique combinations of dals, veggies and spices. Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi is a very wholesome recipe, which includes healthy spinach and energy-giving potatoes along with simple spices. Indeed, it is fit to be called a meal in a bowl!
- Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, green chilli paste and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the spinach and potatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes,while stirring occasionally.
- Add the rice, masoor dal, salt and 3 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Serve immediately with fresh curds.
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