4.11.11

Cracked /Bulgar wheat Kichdi

Bulgar wheat or cracked wheat is used in preparations in north India.I am here today with a kichdi recipe which is a one pot meal.


Ingredients
Bulgar wheat-1cup
Split yellow gram or moong dal-1/2cup
Onion-1medium,chopped finely
Ginger-1/2inch
garlic-3cloves
Green chillies-4
Tomatoes-2 medium,cubed
Carrot-1 chopped into small cubes
Coriander leaves-2sprigs,chopped
Roasted and crushed cumin seeds-1tsp
Cloves-2,cinnamon-1inch,cardamom-2 pods
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Oil-1tbsp
Salt as per taste
Water-31/2cups








Soak the wheat and lentils in water until you get the vegetables ready.Crush the chillies,ginger and garlic with a pestle.Add oil in a cooker.When its hot enough add the whole spices.Then goes in the ginger,garlic and chillies.Saute it for a minute and then add the onion with the salt.When the onion is half done add the tomatoes,coriander leaves and carrots.To this add the cumin and turmeric powder.Mix well until the tomatoes are soft add water.When the water boils add the drained wheat and the lentils.Cook for 3 whistles.




Serve hot with yogurt or pickle of your choice!!!!!!!

8 comments:

Suja said...

Comfort Food,delicious kichdi

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Healthy and delicious recipe..

Prathima Rao said...

A healthy kichdi Biny!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Sravs said...

Nice delicious wheat khichdi!! healthy too !!

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Uma said...

Your new blog make over is nice Biny! Very elegant! yes, As you said i love this recipe with yogurt and pickle. Yummyy...

Sobha Shyam said...

i too make this khichdi, such a comfort food rt..looks delicious..

Padhu said...

Comforting food .I posted it just 2 days back

G.Pavani said...

very easy n health kichdi