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Black Masala Kichidi

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 160g / 5.6ozRice - (washed & soaked for 1 hour)
1 cup 237mlYellow moong dal - (washed & soaked for 1 hour)
1   Green moong dal
1   Bayleaf
1   Curry leaves
1 tablespoon 15mlPeanuts whole
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin mustard seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlPotato peeled & chopped like french fries (large)
1 teaspoon 5mlOnion sliced lengthwise (large)
2   Clorettes garlic - crushed (2 to 3)
2   Red dry chillies - (2 to 3)
  Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram Masala
2 teaspoons 10mlBlack masala - (maharashtrian style)
1   Lemon
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped coriander
3 tablespoons 45mlGhee or oil
6 cups 1422mlWater - (6 to 7)

Recipe Instructions

In a large heavy saucepan, heat the oil. Add the peanut stir till very

lightly roasted. Add the seeds curry and bay leaves, garlic, chillies

(halved), and green dal. Stir for a minute. Add the onion and potato,

rice, dal, corainder and all masalas. Stir for a minute or two. Add

water, cover and cooked on low heat till done. Add more water when

cooking is required.

Serve hot with kadhi.

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