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Khichdi

Ingredients

  1. Rice
  2. Moog dal
  3. Carrots and peas
  4. Phodni

Steps

  1. Rince 1 cup rice and 1 cup moog dal a few times and set aside to dry
  2. In a pressure cooker, make a phodni of mustard seeds only (for now)
  3. Add carrots and sautee for a minute
  4. Add the rice+dal to the pan, and stir it around
  5. Add in the peas
  6. Add 2 small spoons of turmeric, 1 small of red chilli powder, 1 heaping of masala (garam or goda), 1.5 small of salt, and a pinch of sugar
  7. Add 4 cups of water, and stir the spices around.
  8. Taste the water - it should be slightly over-salty
  9. Heat on medium heat till the water starts boiling; then, seal the lid
  10. Cook for 1 nice long whistle.