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Bangla Khichdi is a tasty Bengali dinner recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Bangla Khichdi by following this easy recipe.

Bangla Khichdi Recipe
8.3 / 10 ( 10 votes)
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• 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.

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