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Shahjahani Khichdi

Shahjahani Khichdi
Prep Time
10 mins+ 30 mins for soaking
Cook Time

30-35 min

Its well known that the kings& nawabs of the mughal era were very fond of delicious food and would even reward their chefs for new innovations. Here is a brilliant khichadi made from rice, lentil, minced, and flavoured with whole spices. Must try and serve with a salad and raita.
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Source:  Shireen Anwer in Masala Mornings at Masala TV Channel
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  • Mince ½ kg
  • Onion ground 2
  • Green chillies whole 6
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Oil ½ cup
  • All spice 1 tsp
  • Salt 1 tsp heaped
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • Coriander roasted and crushed 2 tsp
  • Chilli powder 2 tsp heaped
  • Cardamom powder ½ tsp
  • Coriander leaves 2 tbsp
  • Mint leaves chopped 2 tbsp
  • Cumin crushed 1 tsp
  • Ingredients for Khichri:
  • Rice 300 gm (soaked for 30 minutes)
  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Yellow lentils ½ cup
  • Milk ½ cup
  • Turmeric ¼ tsp
  • Ginger garlic ½ tsp
  • Salt 2 tsp
  • Onion brown 3 tbsp

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Cooking Directions

  1. Heat oil, add onion and fry till pink.

  2. Add mince along with ginger garlic paste, salt, chilli powder, cumin crushed, all spice and cardamom powder, fry well.

  3. Now add yogurt fry well, cover and cook for 10 minutes till mince tender.

  4. Add chopped mint leaves, coriander leaves and green chillies.

  5. Method for Khicri: Heat oil in a pan.

  6. Add brown onion, ginger garlic paste, soaked rice and lentils mixture, fry till light brown.

  7. Now add turmeric, whole spices, salt and 2 cups of water, cover and cook till done.

  8. To Serve: Spread cooked khichri over mince, add milk, fried onion on top.

  9. Simmer for 15 minutes, before serving mix gently and remove from heat.

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  1. shireen aapa AS SALAM ALAI KUM maine shahjahani khichdi try kiya bhaut achchi bani aur tasty bhi aap ki lambi umar ho allah aap ko taqat de taki aap humlog ko achchi dish sikhaye many many thanks to you ALLAH HAFIZ

    on Nov 12 2011 1:11AM Report Abuse SAMAH

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