Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Rice Khichdi with cauliflower veggie


Do you know what is heaven???? welll for me on a rainy day or when im down with fever........the best thing that would take me to heaven would be....................a bowl of hot rice khichdi with dry cauliflower sabzi!!! So here is this wonderful recipe for all of you......don't forget to try it today....check out the weather outside!

Ingredients: (serves 2)

For Khichdi:

Basmati Rice/ Reg rice - 3/4 cup
Moong Dal - 1/4 cup
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
garlic - 5 cloves (chopped)
ginger - 1/2 inch (chopped)
green chilly - 1 slit
salt - 1 tsp
mustard seeds
jeera seed
ghee - 1 tsp

For Cauliflower Sabzi:

cauliflower - cut into florets
green peas - 1/2 cup
onion - 1 medium size ( cut into long pieces)
garam masala
salt to taste
mustard oil / reg sunflower oil

Method:

Sabzi:

Heat oil in a pan and fry the onions. Add peas, cauliflower, salt and garam masala. Fry it well in the pan. Once done keep it aside.

Khichdi:

Fry the garlic, ginger and green chilly in little oil. Wash the rice and dal and pressure cook by adding turmeric powder, salt, fried ginger garlic and 3 1/2 cups water. Once the rice is cooked, heat ghee and temper mustard and jeera seeds. Add this tempreing to the rice khichdi.

While serving serve the cauliflower sabzi on top of the khichdi. In case you have no energy to make the sabzi, you can add the veggies of your choice to the khichdi itself while pressure cooking it. Then you can have it with pickle and curd.

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