Toovar Dal and Mixed Vegetable Masala Khichdi
by Tarla Dalal
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Delicious masala-stuffed vegetables, rice and dal are carefully cooked together in this one of a kind recipe. A great one dish meal, Toovar Dal and Mixed Vegetable Masala Khichdi when served with buttermilk, also makes a fabulous potluck lunch.
- Clean, wash and soak the rice and toovar dal in enough water for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
- Divide the masala mixture into 2 equal portions and keep aside.
- Make criss-cross slits on the onions, potatoes and brinjals, taking care not to separate the segments.
- Stuff the onions, potatoes and brinjal with half the masala mixture and keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the rice and toovar dal, asafoetida, turmeric powder and soda bi-carb and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the stuffed vegetables, the remaining half masala mixture, green peas, salt and 3 cups of hot water, mix gently and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Serve immediately along with papad and buttermilk.
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