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Bihari Khichdi | How to make Bihari Khichdi

Course Main Dish - Rice
Cuisine Bihar
Author Srivalli

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice Raw
  • 1/2 cup Split Yellow Moong Dal
  • 1/2 cup Whole Masoor Dal
  • 1 cup Mixed Vegetables (I used beans, carrot, and potatoes)
  • 2 + 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Dry Red Chillies
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • Salt to taste

To Roast and Powder

  • 1 Cardamom
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

Instructions

How to make the Bihari Kichdi

  • Wash and soak the rice, dals separately.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pressure cooker, add the dry red chili, bay leaves, cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste, fry for a few minutes.
  • Add now the masoor dal, moong dal, and fry until they turn slightly brown.
  • Add the rice and saute for few minutes, now add the vegetables, 3 cups of water, salt, close it with the lid and cook up to 3 whistles.
  • Meanwhile, roast all the spices given, under the list to Grind, and grind as a fine powder.
  • Once the steam gets released, open the cooker, add the grounded powder, 2 tbsp Ghee, and mix well.
  • Serve with papad. I served with Vada.
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