Bangla Khichdi Recipe

Bangla Khichdi is a tasty Bengali dinner recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Bangla Khichdi by following this easy recipe.
Bangla Khichdi Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.3 / 10 (10 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Ingredients:
  • 1 Cup rice (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1 Cup masoor dal (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1 tbsp Channa dal (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3 Green cardamoms
  • 1" Stick cinnamon
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 10-12 Tiny onions, peeled
  • 10-12 Baby potatoes, washed clean
  • 1/2 Cup peas, shelled
  • 1 Carrot, diced
  • 1 tsp Ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp Garlic, grated
  • 3-4 Green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 Cups water
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • Chopped coriander leaves, for garnish
  • Curd and chutney, to serve
How to make Bangla Khichdi:
  • Drain dals and rice in a colander and keep aside.
  • Semi crush spices (cardamom, cinnamon and cloves).
  • Heat 3 tbsp ghee in a large heavy skillet.
  • Add cumin seeds, bayleaf and crushed spices.
  • Add ginger, garlic and chilies. Stir-fry for a moment.
  • Add onions and potatoes (with skin). Stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add carrot, peas, turmeric, garam masala and salt.
  • Add dals and rice. Gently stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Add water.
  • Stir, bring to a boil, cover and simmer till done.
  • When done, pour remaining ghee and sprinkle coriander leaves.
  • Serve piping hot, with curd and chutney.
  • Bangla Khichdi is ready.


Top