Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Rava Kichidi

Rava Kichidi
Rava Kichidi or Vegetable Upma is one of my comfort dishes. My most favorite kichidi that I have tasted is from "Sagar" restaurants of Bangalore. Kichidi / Upma from "Sagar" is slightly sweet in taste & also has a nice smooth texture to it. I'm still trying to perfect my kichidi to that taste. Hope one day I will !!! Here is the recipe for a comforting yet mouthwatering dish. Enjoy.
Rava Kichidi
Prep Time-10mins { Arranging + chopping veggies} 
Cooking Time-20mins 
Serves-3People
Pairs with Chutney, sambar & flavorful powders.
Ingredients 
1&1/2Cup roasted sooji rava 
2&1/2Cups water
1Medium onion chopped 
2Medium tomatoes finely chopped 
2Carrots peeled & chopped to small pieces 
1/4Cup green peas 
4Green chili slit to half 
1/4Tsp turmeric
Salt to taste 
1Tsp sugar 
Few curry leaves 
For Tempering/Tadka/Popu
2Tbs ghee/butter
1Tsp mustard seeds 
1Tsp jeera/cumin 
2Tsp urad dal 
2Tsp channa dal 
2Tbs cashews
Directions 
- Heat pan with ghee. Once the ghee is hot enough add in mustards, jeera, urad dal, channa dal & cashews. Fry them on low to medium heat to light brown in color.
- To that add in onions. Fry them translucent.
- Add in carrots, green peas & green chili's to pan. Fry them for 1mins.
- Add in tomatoes & cook for 5mins with a closed lid. 
- Add in curry leaves, turmeric, salt & sugar to cooked veggies. 
- Now add water to pan & bring it to boil. Once the water starts boiling add in sooji by stirring continuously to avoid forming lumps.
- Close pan with lid & cook kichidi on low heat for 10mins. Switch off heat & fluff kichidi a little.
- Serve warm with your favorite chutney. 
Note
- If you like a little smooth texture then add in another 1/2Cup water.
- You can add in additional & your choice of vegetables.
Rava Kichidi
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13 comments:

  1. Lovely combo. I love this comforting khichdi!

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  2. Looks yummm... Love ur presentation.

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  3. The khichadi chutney combo is very new to me. Upma looks good.

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  4. Nice combination and makes an excellent breakfast or even a light dinner.

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  5. wow very very tempting and delicious combo.. they look irresistible !!

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  6. Nothing can beat this super filling breakfast, a satisfying meal.

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  7. My all time favorite breakfast looks so yumm

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  8. That is one yummy combination. Upma looks colorful and delicious.

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  9. Very beautiful presented...I love this combination...

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  10. Excellent combo breakfast... Lovely clicks!!

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