Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Spinach Masala Pongal /Khichdi


Ingredients:
Rice - 1 cup
Moong dal - 1/4 cup
Spinach - 1 bunch
Green chillies - 6
Onion - 1 big
Tomatoes - 2
Brinjals - 3
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Ghee
Jeera - 2 tsps
Cashew nuts
Curry leaves
Method:
Cut onions tomatoes and brinjals finely.
Dry roast rice and dal separately. Allow it to cool.
Cut ginger into small pieces.
Slit green chillies into two.
Cut spinach as fine as possible.
Heat oil and fry green chillies, onions, brinjals and tomatoes.
Now add spinach and cook.
Add ginger,garam masala powder salt and 2-3 cups of water.
When it starts boiling add rice, dal and keep in pressure cooker in a vessel.
Cook for 15 minutes,remove the lid.
Now take a kadai and put ghee and fry jeera , cashewnuts and curry leaves and add to the cooked pongal.
Mix well and pour rest of the ghee on top and serve hot.

25 comments:

  1. Kitchadi sounds delish n yummy dear.
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  2. Its innovative and sounds interesting

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  3. One pot dish with many vegetales..all goodness in one:) Excellent for a weekend's brunch.

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  4. very creative use of spinach in traditional dish. love the look...just send me some please.

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  5. very different..healthy dish..

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  6. This is something different from what I cook. Will surely try it out...the spinach makes all the difference...

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  7. i love spinach ...that to combo with rice is the best one...rice looks tempting n yummy dear

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  8. Very nutritious and healthy khichdi! Love the use of spinach!

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  9. Delightfully delectable.... Loved the captures of the yumminess...... :)

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  10. Lovely combo ...looks so gud and yummy

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  11. That is healthy and yummy rice....

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  12. this is a nice dish .. loved it

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  13. First time visit to your blog....

    Wonderful recipe....

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  14. Wow, that is a superb looking pongal, lovely :)

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  15. Healthy pongal.... Sounds so good. YUM!

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  16. Great looking and healthy pongal..

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  17. Thanks for visiting my blog. Your spinach kichidi looks wonderful. Very healthy too.

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  18. Very Healthy and tasty looking pongal. would love to try preparing and savoring it soon.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  19. Spinach is something I haven't tried adding in pongal, would love to see how it turns out.

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  20. looking yummy n spicy.an award is waiting for u in my blog

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  21. Very innovative one pot meal.Very easy to prepare and tasty version
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    Chaitra
    www.athidhyam.com

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  22. pulav looks delicious,and tasty

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  23. Interesting variation of the Pongal. Should try it sometime.

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