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 
Pairs with Chutney, sambar & flavorful powders.
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
- 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. 
- 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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  1. Lovely combo. I love this comforting khichdi!

  2. Looks yummm... Love ur presentation.

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

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

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

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

  7. My all time favorite breakfast looks so yumm

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

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

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

  11. Lovely combo and beautiful clicks