Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Channa Dal Kichidi/Kuska



 

Bengal Gram/Channa Dal/Kadalai parupu Kichidi
This is a easy recipe which can be done quick in time either for breakfast or lunch.  

Ingredients
Basmathi Rice – 200 grams
Chana dal – 50 gram
Oil + butter 5 tspn
Cinnamon 1 inch size ,cardamom,clove each – 1 no
Onion – 1 medium
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tspn
Coriander ,mint leaves – few
Tomato – small- 1 no
Green chilli – 1 no
Turmeric pwd – ½ tspn
Curd – 2 tspn
Lemon juice – 1/2  tpsn
Water – 375 ml
Salt – to taste

Method


Wash, Soak rice and chana dal for 20 minutes
In a rice cooker, heat the oil + butter over medium heat.
Add the cinnamon stick, clove and cardamom when it crackle

 Add onion, ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves and sauté well.  Make sure that it does not get brown.
Add  green chilly,turmeric pwd ,curd stir well.
Now add the rice slowly and stir slowly.Add 375 ml water (1: 1 ½ -   rice : water ratio ).  add the  sliced tomato salt to taste.  Cook it in the rice cooker till rice is done.
Now colorful and nice aromatic chana dal kichidi is ready to serve.

For Morning breakfast kuska tastes good with coriander chutney or mint chutney
For Lunch serve it kuska with fish curry/Egg bringal curry/ pepper chicken gravy, fish curry, or prawn gravy.  





Note: Instead of Chana Dal you can use moong dhal also.It’s easy to digest, children will like.

 Moong dal kuska & cucumber walnut chutney






Preparation Time - 10 Minutes & (soaking time)
cooking time: 15 minutes
serves : 3


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16 comments:

Shailaja Reddy said...

Yummy combo with rice.

Saras said...

Thanks for linking this yummylicious entry dear..
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Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious kichadi.

Priya R said...

Very different recipe to me, looks so inviting dear

Divya Pramil said...

Nice and delicious akka :)

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Delicious recipe,loved this yummy version...

Julie said...

healthy khichdi,my comfort meal!
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Shama Nagarajan said...

tempting and super inviting .. .

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Priya said...

Flavourful one pot meal.

Asiya Omar said...

Nice.I used to make this with toor dal. Looks Delicious.

Gauri said...

Nice combination of flavours

Sangeetha Priya said...

wonderful combo, healthy one pot meal Sis :-)

Janani said...

Perfect for lunch ideas.Very nice and I am very sure its tasty too.

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Hema said...

Quick and tasty rice..

Vardhini said...

Easy and tasty. Thx for linking.

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