Thursday, 25 August 2011
Puffed rice Khichdi
Creamy and satisfying one pot meal that makes the perfect comfort food.
240 grams puffed rice
1 medium potato peeled and diced
60 grams precooked sweet corn
2 spring onions finely chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 green chillies finely chopped
2 curry leaves
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoons tamarind pulp
2 tablespoons oil
1 cup water.
1 red dried chilli
1.In a pan heat the oil when it is hot add the red chilli, mustard seeds and curry leaves.Wait for the mustard seeds to splutter.
2. Add the potatoes and sweet corn and half the onions, saute for 5 minutes till potatoes are almost cooked.
3.Add the salt, turmeric and the green chillies and mix well.
4. Place the puffed rice in a strainer and run some cold water over them and drain them.
5.Add the drained puffed rice to the cooked vegetables and mix well.
6.Mix the tamarind pulp with the water and add to the rice and veg mixture,
7. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes on a low heat until all the water has been absorbed.
8. Transfer the khichdi to a serving dish and garnish with remaining spring onions.
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