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Gujarati Khichdi & Kadhi recipe





Khichdi Recipe 

Ingredients

Raw rice : 1 cup
Green moong dal : 1/2 cup
Black urad dal : 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Pepper : 1/4 tsp
Grated ginger : a pinch
Asafoetida ; a pinch
Curry leaves
Ghee
Salt

Method

Wash & pressure cook the dal and rice with 4.5 cups for 5 whistles.
Add required salt to the rice - dal mixture and mix.
Heat 3 tbsps ghee in a pan , add whole pepper , cumin seeds , grated ginger , curry leaves and asafoetida and fry.
Pour these over the rice mixture and mix.



Kadhi Recipe

Ingredients
Curd : 1 cup
Besan flour : 1 tbsp
Water : 2 cups
Red chilly :2
Mustard seeds : 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida : a pinch
Curry leaves : few
Turmeric powder : 14 tsp
Salt
Oil

Method

Whisk the curd & besan flour and blend well.
Add salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida , and mix well.
Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds , curry leaves , red chillies.
When the seeds begin to splutter , reduce the flame , add the curd mixture and mix well.
Let it boil for 10 minutes or till the raw smell of besan goes away.
Remove from flame and serve hot with Khichdi... 
Enjoy..


Maraalli Kizhangu Stir fry / Poriyal / Curry / மரவள்ளி கிழங்கு பொரியல்




Ingredients

Maraalli Kizhangu / Tapioca      - 1 big one
Onion                                          - 1
Grated coconut                           - 2 tbsp
Red chilly                                   - 3
Turmeric powder
Salt
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds
Oil

Method

Remove the skin of the tapioca  cut into medium sized pieces.
pressure cook with little salt for 3 whistles.
Once done drain the water .
Heat oil in a pan  add mustard seeds  curry leaves  when mustard splutters  add roken red chilly and fry.
Add chopped onion, turmeric powder and fry on low flame.
Add the cooked & chopped tapioca pieces, little saalt again and mix everything well.
Finally add the grated coconut mix and remove from flame.
Serve hot with rice.
Enjoy...


Green Gram Dal Urundai / Green Gram Dal ladoo / பாசிப்பயறு உருண்டை



Ingredients

Green gram dal           : 1 cup
Sugar                           : 3/4 cup
Ghee                            : 1/2 to 3/4 cup
Cardamom Powder      : 1/4 tsp
Cashewnuts                  : 2 tbsps


Method

Dry roast green gram dal in medium flame until it changes colour.
Switch off the flame,transfer to a plate & let it cool.
Take a mixie jar , add roasted dal & grind it to a fime powder.
Seive it twice.
In the same jar , add sugar & grind to a fine powder.
Chop / break the cashews into small pieces & fry them in little ghee till golden brown & keep aside.
Now heat ghee in the same pan on low flame.
In a wide bowl , add the seived dal powder, sugar powder, cardamom powder, fried cashews & mix well.
Add warm ghee little by little , mix & when it is still warm , make balls.
Once it cools store it in an air tight container.