palak khichdi recipe
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palak khichdi recipe | palak dal khichdi | how to make palak khichdi

easy palak khichdi recipe | palak dal khichdi | how to make palak khichdi
Course lunch
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author Hebbars Kitchen

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • ½ cup rice washed
  • ½ cup moong dal washed
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 3 cup water

for khichdi:

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • handful palak / spinach leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • firstly in a kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute 1 tsp cumin, 2 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon, 1 bay leaf and 1 dried red chilli.
  • also saute ½ onion, till they turn slightly golden.
  • additionally, saute ½ tsp ginger garlic paste and 1 green chilli.
  • furthermore, add 1 tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
  • add palak puree and cook for 5 minutes or till palak changes colour.
  • further, add pressure cooked rice and moong dal.
  • also, add 1 cup water and 1 tsp salt.
  • simmer and boil for 5 minutes or till khichdi absorbs palak flavour.
  • finally, serve palak khichdi hot topped with more ghee if required.