moth khichdi recipe | how to make mothaan di khichari recipe

moth khichdi recipe | how to make mothaan di khichari recipe with detailed photos and video recipe.  The recipe is very simple but considered as the important recipe during the time of Lohri in a north indian region of India. This version of khichari is prepared with moth beans and soaked rice.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation

moth khichdi recipe | how to make mothaan di khichari recipe with detailed photos and video recipe. khichri is considered as one of the healthy indian recipes. it is also known as the first solid food that babies eat. There are lot of variation of khichari including, moong dal khichari,bajara khichari ,urad khichari etc…

even during the fast, We also have a variation called “sabudana khichari”. So, basically khichari is nothing but a “salty porridge” .moth-khichari-priyascurrynation

This version of khichari is made from soaked moth beans and rice. This khichri is tempered with cumins and spiced with green chilies. You can add onions if you like however i am avoiding it. So overall this recipe light to consume and very easy to digest.

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mothaan di khichri
Prep Time
2 hrs
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 20 mins
 


Course: Main Course
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Priya Jo
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup moth beans
  • 1 cup water to soak moth beans
  • 2 cup water to cook khichri
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • 5-6 nos curry leaves
  • 1-2 medium green chilies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste
Instructions
  1. soak moth beans for 2 hours atleast. after getting soaked, beans doubles up in size.

  2. soak rice for 30 mins to get the best result.

  3. heat ghee.

  4. add cumins.

  5. add asafoetida.

  6. add curry leaves and green chilies.

  7. saute.

  8. add soaked moth beans.

  9. add soaked rice.

  10. add turmeric powder and red chili powder.

  11. add salt to taste.

  12. add water and mix.

  13. pressure cook for 5 whistles.

  14. add a dollop of ghee on the top.

  15. serve hot.

Recipe Notes
  • you can add onions. In case of using onions, add along with green chilies and saute.

moth khichdi recipe | how to make mothaan di khichari recipe with step by step photos:

  1. soak moth beans for 2 hours atleast. after getting soaked, beans doubles up in size.
  2. soak rice for 30 mins to get the best result.
  3. heat ghee.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  4. add cumins. moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  5. add asafoetida.
  6. add curry leaves and  green chilies.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  7. saute.
  8. add soaked moth beans.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  9. add soaked rice.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  10. add turmeric powder and red chili powder.
  11. add salt to taste.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  12. add water and mix.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  13. pressure cook for 5 whistles.moth-khichari-priyascurrynation
  14. add dollop of ghee on the top.
  15. serve hot.

recipe notes,

  • you can add onions. In case of using onions, add along with green chilies and saute.

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