Friday, September 14, 2012

Dalia khichri/ Wheat Rice Khichri



In this very fast life, on coming to food we often end up eating fast food ,just to save time. To bring in notice there are so many healthy food which are quick and easy to prepare, nutritious and tasty as well.  It save one from damage to health and time too. One of them is the wheat rice.It is easily digestible food, contains fibers and lots of other nutrients. It can be consumed by a wide range of age group, Say 8 months infant to 90 years old. One way to consume this item is to prepare its khichri .
Here's the recipe:This will serve four

Ingredients:

  • Wheat rice -1/2 cup
  • Tur Dal/lentil-1/2 cup
  • Butter(unsalted)-2 TSP
  • Cumin seeds- 1/2 TSP
  • Salt As per taste
  • Turmeric powder-1 tea spoon
  • Tomato- 1
  • Green Chillies- 1 (optional)

 Method:

  • In a deep vessel such as cooker, heat the butter.
  • Once the butter has melted,add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle.
  • Now add wheat rice, and fry it for 1 min.
  • wash the dal/lentil ,and add it.
  • Add salt, tomato, turmeric and 2 cups of water.
  • Cover the lid of the cooker and on medium flame ,wait for 5 whistles.
  • let the steam of the cooker settle. 
  • Serve it hot with/without curd.
I have prepared it several times. Most of my friends and family members love it. Hope you enjoy it too. :-)

By: Sushmita Pandit