Weekend Recipe: Achari Rajma Ki khichdi

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Rajma happens to be one of Jammu’s favourite dishes. It is long followed tradition in Jammu include Rajma in Sunday’s lunch. Well, If you are bored with that same old recipe you eat every week. Here is one great and a very different Rajma recipe.  Though a little long and tiring recipe but definitely worth a shot.

Image Courtesy: Zee News
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Ingredients:

  • Boiled rice- 500 gm
  • Ginger garlic paste – 50 gm
  • Green chili – 10 np
  • Green cardamom – 10 gm
  • Clove – a few
  • Bay leaf – a few
  • Ghee – 50 gm
  • Turmeric powder – a bit
  • Salt – to taste
  • Red chili pickle –50 gms
  • Milk – 100 ml
  • Boiled rajma – 200 gm
  • Urad chilkha wali – 500 gm
  • Urad wash – 1 kg
  • Hing – 1 bit
  • Black pepper – to season
  • Saunf – 10 gm
  • Baking powder – 10 gm
  • Makhani gravy – 50 gm
  • Red chili powder – a bit
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Method:

  1. Wash the dals in cold water and soak in cold water for 24 hrs.
  2. Grind them coarsely in the grinder or blender.
  3. Add black pepper, saunf, hing, salt and baking powder.
  4. Set in a tray and steam them for 30 minutes.
  5. Cut it into rounds with the help of a cutter.
  6. Take a pan and add refined oil or desi ghee.
  7. Temper with bay leaf, clove, and cardamom.
  8. Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric and salt.
  9. Add boiled rice, boiled rajma, milk and water.
  10. Add red chili pickle. Khichdi is ready.
  11. Fry the wadi in hot oil till it becomes crisp.
  12. Add the wadi in Makhani gravy which is tempered with hing, green chili, chopped ginger and red chili powder.
  13. Keep it warm.
  14. Plate the khichdi with wadi .
  15. Garnish with coriander