Sunday, August 30, 2009

Vegetable Khichdi

This is a simple to cook yet very tasty dish

1 Cup Vegetables(Beans,Carrot,peas) - Frozen veggies will do fine too. Thaw it before use.

1 medium/big size Potato

1 Cup Rice

1/4 Cup Moong dal(Split Lentils)

1 Spoon ghee

Salt to taste

3-4 Spoons Oil

1/4 Spoon black Pepper powder

Dry roast the moong dal for 3-4 mins in a Skillet/Kadai without Oil(No Oil) and keep aside.

Add oil to a Pressure Cooker Pan and heat it.Add the vegetables and saute for 2-3 minutes.Add the moong dal and rice and 5 times water(5 times of ( one and one quarter) ).

Add salt,Pepper powder and ghee and close the pressure cooker for 3 whistles.Keep the cooker closed till all the steam evaporates.This will take aboout 10 mins.

When you wish to serve,take out from Pressure cooker and serve with any chutney of your choice.