Masala khichdi and kadhi recipe images


Khichdi ,kadhi easy to  understand step by step pictures


A Maharastrian dish my sister in Nagpur prepares quite often.  It is very tasty and healthy too. 
This is not the usual khichdi made with rava in Tamil Nadu.  

We need , chopped onion, tomato, vegetable like potato, carrot , peas , beans

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It is prepared directly in a pressure cooker .  I add oil and a little ghee too

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Saute with mustard and  curry leaves

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Add onion pieces
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When onion is cooked , add tomato this ensures that the tomato is  not over cooked

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For one and half measures raw rice ,  I have taken quarter measure toor dhal and quarter measure moong dhal.  We can also prepare with half measure toor dhal  or half measure moong dhal
Wash the  rice and dhals well

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Add the vegetables

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Add turmeric powder

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Add dhania powder ( coriander powder )

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Add chilly powder .  If you want it hot , two chopped green chillies can be added

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Add the washed rice and dhal


Mix well
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Add kasuri methi,  it gives a fine flavour

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Add garam masala

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Add water,  the water level should be little more than what we have for rice alone in a cooker

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Mix well after adding salt 
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I add jaggery it is optional

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Add coriander leaves

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Wait for five or six whistles

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Meanwhile prepare kadhi, first take whisked thick curd

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Dissolve three teaspoons of gram dhal flour in water . no solid pieces should remain .  Add to curd on a stove.  The curd should just boil ,  if we over boil it gets spoilt

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Saute with green chillies, garlic pieces and  cumin  seeds .  Mustard is not used

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Add this to the curd

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Add salt
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Add coriander leaves

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Khichdi  is ready in cooker

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Serve hot for lunch , Sunday or weekday !
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