Potato Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

Potato Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

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A satiating and tasty khichdi made without any cereals or pulses – can you believe it? Well, here is a unique khichdi made with potato as the base. Perked up with crushed peanuts, green chillies and lemon juice, this lip-smacking Potato Khichdi has a pleasing combination of spiciness and tanginess that you will surely enjoy.


Recipe Description for Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi

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Makes 3 servings
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4 medium sized potatoes
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
salt to taste
1 tsp green chilli paste
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) , optional
1/4 cup roasted and coarsely crushed peanuts
1 tbsp sugar

  1. Peel and grate the potatoes using a thick grater. Put them in enough water to avoid discoloration. Drain well.
  2. Squeeze out the water completely by squeezing it between your palms. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the potatoes and salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 8 minutes, or till the potatoes are cooked, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the green chilli paste, lemon juice, coriander, peanuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  7. Serve hot.

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