Thursday, November 10, 2016

Rajma khichdi

Winters means Mitthi mitthi dhoop and khichdis and achaars
Here Today Jammu's special Rajma ki khichdi and instant green chilli pickle
Rajma khichdi
½ Cup Rajma
3/4 Cup rice
1 tsp cumin seeds
Pinch of asafetida (Hing)
Ginger strips 7-8 
2 -3 dry crushed red chilies
Pinch haldi
2 tbsp Ghee.
Refined oil 2-3 tbsp
Soak rajma for six hours.

In a pressure cooker heat oil on medium flame, add cumin seeds , turmeric pwdr , ginger strips and asafetida and fry for 1 min.

Add whole broken red chilli. 
Add rajma , salt and 2 cups of water and pressure Cook for 5-6 whistles. Then open lid and add rice and rice .
Add 1 cup of water and mix.
Close the lid and cook for another 2-3 whistles​.
Open the lid and pour melted desi ghee.
Microwave stuffed green chilli pickle
Big green chillies 7-8
2 tbsp Garlic ginger paste 
4 tbsp dry mango powder 
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2-3 tbsp mustard oil
Lemon juice 2-3 tbsp
salt to taste
1. Wash and pat dry green chillies and slit them in half .
2. In a bowl put gg paste, dry mango powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder , mustard oil and salt to taste. Mix well. Keep masala aside.
3. Add slit chilies and one cup of water. Micro-wave for 3 mins at 100% power and stir occasionaly.
Drain water and cool chillies.
Stuff carefully chillies with Masala . Again rub them with mustard oil and put in microwave safe bowl and m/w for 1 min at high.
Let it cool and sprinkle lemon juice.

Mixed saag

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