Spicy Khichdi with Curry Sauce


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Spicy Khichdi with Curry Sauce, with the addition of spices, garlic and coconut, the khichdi itself gets a little richer, but when served with a tongue-tickling curry sauce, it becomes nonpareil!

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Sumptuous khichdi gets an exciting double-twist in this recipe. With the addition of spices, garlic and coconut, the khichdi itself gets a little richer, but when served with a tongue-tickling curry sauce, it becomes nonpareil! The tomato-based sauce is prepared with a masala paste that features almost all the spices in your larder, along with poppy seeds and nuts, which gives it a rich texture as well. Although you can experience the combined flavours of all the ingredients in the Spicy Khichdi with Curry Sauce, the magical aroma of aniseeds stands out in a sharp yet irresistible way.

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Spicy Khichdi with Curry Sauce recipe - How to make Spicy Khichdi with Curry Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

For The Khichdi
1/2 cup masoor dal (split red lentil) , soaked for 10 minutes and drained
1 1/2 cups uncooked rice (chawal) , soaked for 10 minutes and drained
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (for The Khichdi)
1/4 cup grated coconut
5 garlic (lehsun) cloves
2 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 cardamoms
6 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 cup of water

For The Curry Sauce
1 1/2 cups roughly chopped tomatoes
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (for The Curry Sauce)
3/4 cup roughly chopped onions
1 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp almonds (badam)
1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
2 tbsp aniseeds (vilayati saunf)
2 tbsp grated fresh coconut
1 tsp roughly chopped green chillies
3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
2 cardamoms
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini)
5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/4 cup of water
Method
  1. For the khichdi
  2. 1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the prepared paste and 1 tbsp of water, mix well cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. 2. Add the rice, masoor dal, salt and 4 cups of hot water, mix well and cover and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the rice is cooked, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

For the curry sauce

  1. Combine the tomatoes and ½ cup of water in a deep pan and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled, blend in a mixer to a smooth pulp, strain using a strainer. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, and the paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the tomato pulp , sugar, salt and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.

How to proceed

  1. Serve the rice hot with hot curry on the side.
Accompaniments

Beetroot Cucumber and Tomato Raita 
Boondi and Pomegranate Raita 
Fruit and Vegetable Raita ( Desi Khana) 
Masala Papad 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy295 cal
Protein7.2 g
Carbohydrates43.8 g
Fiber4.3 g
Fat10 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A230.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.5 mg
Vitamin C12.4 mg
Folic Acid21 mcg
Calcium43.3 mg
Iron1.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium5.7 mg
Potassium77.9 mg
Zinc1.1 mg

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Reviews

Spicy Khichdi with Curry Sauce
5
 on 27 Feb 15 04:31 PM


This masoor dal khichdi is really delicious. The paste of spices lends an amazing flavour to the khichdi. The curry is so masaledaar. the khichdi with thiscurry is a best combination..