Saturday, July 30, 2011

Lunch Meal of Khilwani Khichdi and Baingan Bharta

Special Thanks to Kathy Gori of The Colours of Indian Cooking for sending over
Mangoes and Curry Leaves Cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

I am in love with this book,and  i gonnna try some recipes soon,this book has recipes from Bangladesh,India,Nepal,Sri Lanka and Pakistan and apart from recipes,there are vivid pictures depicting culture of these countries and travel essay.Beautiful Book which i goona cherish forever,..:-) Thanks Katy Gori again.
Coming back to todays post sharing with you all lunch meal which i prepare few days back
Baingan Bharta and Dry Khichdi
For Baingan Bharta

recipe source my mother
preparation time 10 mins
cooking time 10 to 15 mins
round big brinjal one
boiled potato two
onion once chopped coarsely
garlic clove chopped coarsely
green chili chopped two
tomato one chopped
salt as per taste
mustard oil one tbsp
garam masala powder one tsp
coriander powder half tsp
lemon juice one tbsp
Heat oil in pressure cooker
once hot lower the flame and add
chopped green chili ,onion and garlic
stir for a minute and add tomato
followed by chopped brinjal and boiled potato
sprinkle salt,garam masala and coriander powder
mix and fry for two minutes ,add one fourth cup of water
pressure cook for one to two whistles.
Serve warm with Khichdi .
Recipe name Khilwan Khichari/Dry Khcichari

Recipe source cookbook
Preparation time 20 mins
Cooking time 25 mins
Rice one and a half cup
Toor dal half cup
salt as per taste
ghee one tbsp
bay leaves crushed three
cumin seeds half tsp
black pepper six
clove six
pearl onion eight
soak rice and dal for 15 mins
drain and keep for seven minutes
heat ghee in non stick wok/pressure cooker
lower the flame and add cumin seeds,bay leaves
followed by black pepper and clove
fry for two to three minutes
add baby onion fry for a minute
add drained rice and dal followed by salt
add enough water to cook the khichdi
reduce the heat and let it cook for 15 mins
serve warm with bharta and curd.
Other Khichdi recipes blogged at Asan Khana
Phalahar Sabudana Khichdi
Rice and Urad dal Khichdi for Makar Sankranti
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