Rice & Green Moong Lentil
To Serve: 1 OR 2 Persons
Time Taken: About 30 minutes
Green Moon Dal( This is moong lentils with the green covering unlike the yellow moong dal): 4 heaping Table Spoons.
Rice: 4 heaping Table Spoons.
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 Tea Spoon
Salt: To Taste
Water: 400 ml.
Some Sugar & a Little Clarified Butter and Milk OR 200 gm Fresh Curd. As per choice.
Mix the lentil and rice together and clean and wash the mixture in water and let it soak in water for 10-15 minutes.
Throw away the water used to soak the lentils & rice mixture and put the mixture in a pressure cooker. Add about 400 ml of water with the salt and the turmeric powder.
Pressure cook at high flame till the cooker whistles once then lower the flame to simmer for 10 minutes. Switch off the flame after 10 minutes. Let the cooker cool down on its own for 5-10 minutes.
The ‘khichari’ is ready to be served.
It can be eaten with salt as it is Or with milk and sugar and clarified butter Or with fresh curd and salt or sugar Or with only sugar.
It is very light on the stomach and is generally made when somebody is recuperating from an illness.
The 50:50 ratio of the rice and green moong dal can be varied according to a persons choice.
If you are in a hurry and do not have the time or inclination to soak the rice and green moong dal mixture in water before pressure cooking the mixture just wash the rice and dal thoroughly in water and add 100 ml extra water to the mixture and cook for the stipulated time.
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If you are a novice in the kitchen and know enough cooking to boil water this recipe is for you. We are just going to assemble a few processed goodies and some vegetables and rice to make a wonderful meal.
Time Taken : About 40 Minutes
Serves: 2 Persons
1 packet Chinese Manchurian Knorr make a meal
1 cube Maggi Chicken concentrate OR 1 cube Maggi Vegetable concentrate
2 Cups of Soya Chunks
1 small onion
1 small carrot
1/2 a small cabbage
1 small capsicum OR 2 Big green Chilies
2 spring onions
Some red OR green chili sauce
Some vinegar and green chili sauce
1 cup rice
Wash the rice in cold water. Soak the rice for 20 minutes in cold water.Throw away the water used to soak the water. Take 2 cups of water in a pan add the soaked rice, a pinch of salt and a little ghee and cover the pan with a lid and boil the rice on Simmer setting of your gas burner till the rice is tender.( Do not stir the rice while it is cooking.The rice will be cooked by the time all the water is used up. )
Grate all the vegetables and mince the spring onions. Put the spring onions aside.Take a wok add a little ghee and sauté the vegetables for 5 minutes. Add 3 cups of water to the vegetables. Add the chinese Knorr Manchurian make a meal mixture and bring to boil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Set aside.
In a little water boil the chicken cube or the vegetable cube ( as per your taste) and set aside.
Boil 4 cups of water in a pan add 1/4 tea-spoon salt and add 2 cups of Soya chunks and boil for 10 minutes. Use a strainer to get rid of the water used to boil the Soya chunks and to wash them in cold fresh water. Squeeze out the excess water.Put some ghee in a wok and fry the Soya chunks till they are a little brown. Add the boiled chicken or vegetable concentrate to the wok and bring to boil till the chunks absorb the concentrate a little and add the mixture of Soya chunks and concentrate to the Manchurian sauce.Garnish with the minced spring onions.
Your meal is ready. Use the chili sauce as per your taste.
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