Monday, 1 September 2014

Fried Khichdi with Paneer




Ingredients:
·        Gobindo bhog atop rice-1cup
·        Sona mung dal-1/4 cup
·        Paneer cube-150 grams(cut into cube)
·        Whole Garam Masala- 2 cardamoms, 1 inch cinnamon stick,3-4 cloves
·        Peas-1/4 cup
·        Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp.
·        Salt-1/2 tsp.
·        Sugar- 4 tsp.
·        Mitha ator-1 drop(not more than one drop)
·        Garam Masala powder(dry roast the cardamom, cinnamon and clove then make powder)-1 pinch(Try to use homemade, it gives a nice aroma in this recipe)
·        Chopped cashew nuts-1 tbsp.
·        Raisins-5-6 pieces
·        White oil-2 tsp.
·        Ghee-1 tsp.
·        Water-3 cups.

Method:
·        Soak rice and dal into water for an hour. Drain the water and mix turmeric powder with it. Keep aside.
·        Take very hot water add salt and mix, next add Paneer cube and peas. Leave it for 15 mints. Again drain water and keep aside.
·        Take a kadai. Put oil. Add whole Garam masala after the oil gets hot.
·        When it begins to splutter add rice-dal mixture and cook for 2 mints.

·        Then add chopped cashew nuts and raisins. Mix well.

·        In another pan heat 1/2 tsp. of ghee and lightly fry Paneer and Peas.


·     Remove from heat and mix it with rice-dal mixture.


·        Use the same pan (in which Paneer and peas was fried previously) and take 3 cups of water ,mix sugar and salt after the water gets boiled.


·        Pour this hot water in to rice mixture and also add Mitha ator in it. Cover with a lid. Cook it for 15 mints in low flame.
·        When done, open the lid and spread Garam Masala powder and little bit of ghee over it.

·        It’s ready to serve hot.
                (You can use green chili in this recipe; it will bring another nice taste in it.)

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