Lasuni Palak Khichadi

This Recipe is free from :

 

☒Wheat

☒Peanuts

☒tree nuts

☒dairy

☒casein

☒soy

☒egg

☒sesame

☒fish

☒shellfish

  1. Rice - 1 cup

  2. Moong Dal - ½ cup

  3. Spinach - 1 bunch

  4. Onion - finely chopped - 1

  5. Tomatoes- finely chopped - 1

  6. Garlic cloves - 5-6 

  7. Ginger - finely chopped  - ½ inch 

  8. Green chillies - 2 finely chopped

  9. Turmeric powder - 1 Tsp

  10. Garam masala - 1 Tsp

  11. Cilantro - ¼ cup

  12. salt to taste

  13. Vegetable oil - 1 TBSP

  14. Hing Powder -  ½  TSP

  15. Cumin seeds -  1 Tsp

  16. Whole chilies - 3-4 

  17. water - 3 cups

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Method - 

 

  1. Wash the rice and dal thoroughly. Soak in water and keep aside for 30-45 minutes.

  2. Boil 3 cups of water . Add washed spinach to water. Blanch for just a minute. Remove the leaves and add them to a grinder jar. Add 2-3 garlic cloves , cilantro and green chilies. Grind into a fine paste.

  3. In a pressure add soaked rice and dal , water from spinach ,  turmeric powder and ¼ Tsp hing powder . Pressure cook the dal-rice on medium heat for 3-4 whistles. 

  4. Heat a pan on medium heat. Once hot, add oil , cumin seeds, and hing powder . Add finely chopped 2 garlic cloves ,  ginger and mix well.

  5. Add finely chopped onion and saute till they turn translucent . Add tomatoes and salt to taste. Saute till tomatoes turn mushy.

  6. Add spinach puree and garam masala , mix well. Add cooked dal rice and give a nice stir.  Cover and simmer on low heat for 5-6 minutes.

  7. For serving , prepare a secondary tadka . Heat oil , add 2-3 chopped garlic cloves and ½ Tsp red chili powder. Pour the tadka on kichadi just while serving.