Masala Khichdi (Rice and Moong dal)

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Ingredients:

1/2  cup Rice cooked.

1/2 cup Split green gram skinless (bina chilkewali moong dal)

1 packet Maggi Bhoona Masala(with onion & garlic)

1/4 tsp Haldi powder

1/2 tsp Red chilli powder

1/2 tsp Cumin seeds

6 cloves Garlic

2 Green chillies

2 Red Chillies (dried)

6 Curry leaves

1 tbsp Ghee

1 tbsp Oil

Salt to taste

Method:

Wash and chop the green chilies. Wash and soak the dal for half an hour .Cook in cooker till 3 to 4 whistles.Keep aside.

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan,addcumin seeds,chopped green chillies and maggi bhuna masala,mix well.Add haldi powder and chilli powder. Fry for a while, put in the cooked dal,mix well and let cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add salt and cooked rice,add little warm water if required to get semi liquid consistency.

When the water starts bubbling, lower the heat and simmer till rice and dal are mixed well.Make a tempering of ghee,red chilli garlic and curry leaves,add to the cooked khichdi,mix well.

Remove in a serving plate and serve hot with pickle and papad.

Happy Cooking!!!

Sameera.

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