Monday, December 19, 2011

Yellow Split Peas Khichdi / Mator Dal Khichudi

Yellow Split Peas / Mator Dal - 3/4 cup
Red Lentils / Masoor Dal - 1/4 cup
Brown Rice - 3/4 cup
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green Chili - 4, finely chopped
Onion - 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Frozen Green Peas - 1 cup
Roasted Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp
Roasted Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/4 tsp
Tomato - 1, chopped
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp

Wash the lentils and brown rice together and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker pan. Add the cumin seeds. Once they begin to sizzle, add the chopped green chili and onion and saute till the onion gets soft.

Now add the lentil rice mix, chopped tomato, cumin coriander red chili powder and salt. Mix well and saute for a minute.

Add 4 cups of water and close the lid. Once full pressure is reached, reduce the heat and cook for 15 to 20 minutes.

Once it cools down a little, remove the pressure and add the frozen peas. Close the lid again and let the khichdi sit aside for 10 minutes before serving. Serve with roasted papad.


sangeeta said...

So many lovely posts you did recently....Loving this khichdi as i am in love with this warmth. The mushrooms,thyme pasta is also one of my favorite 'winter warmers'...though i use different herbs depending on mood....Lovely being here.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear madhu
I really have missed quite a few great dishes, this one is awesome ! Just forgot when I last had kadaisuti khichudi and also the patol recipe is very new for me. I must get time to make this khichidi, lovely