Masala Vegetable Khichdi

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Preparation Time: 40-45 minutes

Serving: 2-3 bowls

Ingredients –

  1. Chopped carrots- ½ cup
  2. Chopped potato- ½ cup
  3. Green peas- ½ cup
  4. Chopped pumpkin – ½ cup
  5. Chopped Eggplants (Brinjal) -1 medium size
  6. Asafetida (Hing): 1 pinch
  7. Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  8. Salt- to taste
  9. Rice – 1 cup
  10. Yellow dal- ½ cup
  11. Oil- 2 tsp
  12. Bay leaves or Curry leaves- 3-4
  13. Onion – 1 medium size sliced
  14. Chopped tomato – 1 medium
  15. Red chilly power/green chili – to taste
  16. Ginger -1tsp
  17. Garlic -1tsp
  18. Chopped coriander leaves- 1 cup
  19. Turmeric power- ½ tsp
  20. Gram masala- ½ tsp
  21. Coriander powder – ½ tsp 
  22. Cumin powder – ½ tsp

Method-

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, bay leaves or curry leaves, asafetida sauté well.
  • Add chopped onions and cook for 1 minutes.
  • Now add tomato, ginger, garlic, coriander powder, cumin powder and mix well.
  • Add carrot, potato, pumpkin, eggplant, sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add peas, tomato add salt, chilly and turmeric power.
  • Add dal, rice and garam masala mix well and water.
  • Close the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistle.
  • Open the lid after the cooker is ready to open.
  • If the Khichdi is thick add little water and salt if required and mix it well and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves for garnishing.
  • You can serve the Khichdi with papad, pickles and curd.
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