This Khichdi recipe, made with rice and moong dal, is a light and easy-to-digest Indian dish. Serve this healthful, cozy, and satisfying porridge-like Dal Khichdi with curd, raita, or papad for a light meal.
Kitchri Recipe

Serves 4

Ingredients for Kitchri:

  • 250 grams of rice

  • 125 grams of "pea dholl

  • 1 cup(s) of vegetable fat

  • 3 tablespoon(s) of oil

  • 8 cloves of garlic (chopped)

  • 8 cardamoms (Ilaitis)

  • 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 6 cloves

  • 0.25 tablespoon(s) of chili powder

  • 0.25 tablespoon(s) saffron powder

  • 0.5 tablespoon(s) of small Anis

  • 125 grams of onions (cut into thin rings)

  • 0.5 liter of water (or according to taste)

  • 2 pinch(s) of salt

Preparation of the recipe Kitchri

  • Heat the fat and oil in a pan and brown the onions.

  • Drain.

  • In the same fat, brown the aniseed, cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves and garlic cloves respectively.

  • Add saffron, chilli, rice and dholl.

  • Let cook for 2 minutes.

  • Sprinkle with water.

  • Add salt.

  • Cover and cook under pressure on medium heat for about 15 minutes.

  • Decorate with onions.

  • Serve hot with a very spicy "rougail".


Credit: Cuisine Mauritian

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