1/2 cup rice
1/4 cup masoor dal ( split red lentils)
½ potato, 1 piece raw papaya
(Add as many or as few veggies as you like)
1 teaspoon of ghee (To learn how to make Ghee, click here)
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of turmeric
Few sprigs of chopped coriander leaves
1.Clean and wash masoor dal and rice well. All the milkiness should go away.
2.Soak dal and rice in water for half an hour.
3.Clean and wash the veggies. Chop into small pieces.
4.Heat the ghee in pressure cooker.
5.Put the cumin seeds till it crackles. Add the bay leaf.
6.Add dal and rice and sauté a little, then add potato and papaya pieces.
7.Add a pinch of turmeric.
8.Add water and pressure cook this for 5-6 whistles, till everything is well- cooked (You should be able to mash them with a spoon).
9. Mash khichdi lightly with a spoon and serve with some more ghee if you want.
1/2 cup rice
1/4 cup toor dal ( yellow lentils)
1 teaspoon of ghee
1/2 tsp of cumin seeds
1 pinch hing (asafoetida)
1/2 tsp of turmeric
Clean and wash toor dal and rice well. All the milkiness should go away.
Soak dal and rice in water for half an hour.
Put dal and rice in cooker.
Put 2 cups of water into it.
Pressure cook dal and rice with water and turmeric till well-cooked (4-5 whistles).
Let the cooker cool down by itself.
Heat the ghee in a pan.
Put the cumin seeds and hing till cumin crackles.
Cook for few more minutes to get the consistency you like. Add some more water if needed.
Mash the khichdi lightly with a spoon and serve with some more ghee on top if you want.
1 tbsp moong dal (washed and soaked in water half hour)
1 tbsp rice dal (washed and soaked in water half hour)
pinch of turmeric
Put everything in a pressure cooker with 1 cup water.
Let it cook for 3-4 whistles.
If you feel you want to thin it add some hot water as required.
Mash with a spoon and give it to baby.