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.
Serve hot.

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  1. I make a simialr khichedi for brunch as it's quick and easy to make.

  2. Comfort food..kichadi looks delicious

  3. Wow..great idea of making healthy kitchdi with puffed rice...nice recipe.

  4. That's a nice idea to finish my puffed rice ;)

  5. yummy!nice idea to do kichidi with puffed rice

  6. puffed rice khichdi..looks yum yum..

  7. This is really different and nice :)

  8. Wow..thats one kichdi i wud love to make when i am running short of time!!

  9. OMG!!! That is something very unique & innovative..... Looks good & I'm sure it would taste divine too.... :)

    Ash... :)

  10. i am fan of anything made with puffed rice...this looks very tasty!

  11. Looks super filling and comforting..

  12. easy to make n comfortable one...urs loks nice..

  13. wow, that looks superb !!! for me khichdi always has dal in it, so I was wondering how would you cook puffed rice with dal or would you add it in the end. This is a great recipe.

  14. Amazing and excellent snap.

  15. I made this for BHW and I loved it :)


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