Monday, September 24, 2012

Shahi Kichidi

Hai friends today i am coming with simple and tasty rice called "Shahi Kichidi".This is very tasty and easy to prepare.Its one pot meal.It can be serve it as breakfast,lunch or dinner.I saw this recipe in the TV and soon give a try.We all enjoy it.It goes nice with the Raita.Those who love whole moong dal they really love this recipe.Bachelors too can prepare this rice.Ok lets go to the recipe.


Basmati Rice -1 cup
Whole green moong-1 cup
Cashew nuts few
 Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Chilli powder Acc to ur taste
Salt to taste
Ginger garlic paste-1/2 tsp
Ghee-2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Turmeric little pinch
Whole spices(elachi,cloves,Cinnamon)-2(each)
Water-2 cups
Coriander leaves few


Clean well the whole moong and dran the water.
Again fill with water  and soak the dal for 2 hours.
After 2 hours they are ready to cook.


Place the cooker and heat it.
When it gets heat add the ghee,whole garam masala,cashew and jeera.
When it starts to pop add the curry leaves.
Now add the onions and turmeric.
Mix it well and cook until it turns to light brown.
Now add the ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
Now add the whole moong and mix it well .
Cook this for 2 minutes.
Soon add the rice,garam masala,chilli powder and mix it again.
Finally add the 2 cups water ,salt and coriander leaves mix it well.
Cover it with lid and cook it until 1 whistle comes.
Wait until the pressure goes.Finally open the lid .
Serve it hot with the raita.


  1. Such a healthy and super tempting kichdi,my kind of food.

  2. Really Shahi indeed.. tempting.