Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Dalia Green Gram Khichadi / Godhumai Ravai Khichadi / Cracked Wheat Rava Khichadi / Samba Godhumai Khichadi

One pot meal for weight watchers which keeps your tummy full atleast for 3 hours
It can be served with Mango Kadi


Ingredients
Part 1 - Preparation
  • Dalia / Samba Godhumai Rava - 1 1 /2 cups
  • Green Gram Dhal - 1/2 cup


Part 2 - Tadka and Saute
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds / Jeera - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Bay leaf - 1 
  • Cinnamon stick - small peice
  • Green Chilly - 3 nos
  • Small onions - 10 nos
  • Potato - 1 (cut into fine cubes)
  • Carrot - 1 or 2 (cut into small cubes)
  • Kashmiri Chilly Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Turmeric - 1/2 teaspoon

Part 3 - Tamarind Extract
  • Tamarind - 1 small piece
  • Water - 1/2 cup
Soak tamarind in water for 30 minutes,Squeeze the tamarind and extract the water

Part 4 - Seasoning
  • Ghee / Oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - little
  • Small onions - 4 or 5
Method
Step 1 - Preparation
  • Soak green gram dhal in little water fora bout 30 minutes
  • Dry fry dalia for 10 minutes

Step 2 - Tadka and Saute
  • In a kadai heat oil and splutter jeera
  • Add bay leaf and cinnamon stick
  • Saute small onions with a pinch of salt
  • Add potatoes and carrot .Swirl it once
  • Put soaked green gram dhal (along with the soaked water)
  • Pour 3  cups of water and the tamarind extract.Put salt and boil it
  • Add roasted dalia and spice powders.Mix it well
Step 3- Pressure Cooking
  • Transfer the contents to a pressure cooker and cook it for 3 whistles
  • In a separate kadai heat oil and season with small onions and curry leaves
  • Pour it over the cooked khichadi and mix well

Step 4 - Serving
  • Hot Dalia Khichadi is ready.Serve it with Khatta Metta Mango Kadi