Bohri Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

Bohri Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

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Stylish, peppy khichdi! layer the khichdi with fried onions, rice, dal and the gravy. While making the gravy, remember to add curds after switching off the gas to avoid curdling. Serve hot with curds to enjoy a totally scrumptious meal.

  

Recipe Description for Bohri Khichdi ( Desi Khana )

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For The Gravy
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
a pinch of garam masala
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
3/4 cup whisked fresh curds (dahi)

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste Using A Little Water (for The Gravy)
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
4 garlic (lehsun) cloves
2 green chillies , roughly chopped
1 1/2 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera)
5 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces

Other Ingredients
3 cups cooked rice (chawal)
1 1/2 cups cooked toovar (arhar) dal
salt to taste
1 cup thinly sliced onions
2 tsp oil
2 tsp ghee for greasing
2 tsp milk

For Serving
curd (dahi)

Method

For the gravy

  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till they turn translucent.
  2. Add the prepared paste, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the garam masala, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  4. Switch off the flame, add the curds and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Combine the rice, toovar dal and salt in a bowl and mix well. Divide into it 2 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Combine the onions and oil in a microwave safe plate and microwave on high for 4 to 5 minutes or till the onions turn crispy.
  3. Grease a microwave safe bowl with ghee, spread ½ the fried onions and ½ the rice-dal mixture evenly over it using a spoon.
  4. Pour all the prepared gravy over it and spread it evenly.
  5. Spread the remaining rice-dal mixture over it and spread it evenly.
  6. Finally spread the remaining onions over it and pour the milk evenly over it.
  7. Cover it with a microwave-safe plate and cook in a microwave on high for 4 to 5 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately with curds.
RECIPE SOURCE : Desi KhanaBuy this cookbook

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