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Jau ki khichdi (indian curried barley)

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
40 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
Jau (Pearl Barley) - 1 cup (washed and soaked in warm water for 2 hours)

Mixed Veggies - 1.5 cups

Onion - 1.5 cups, sliced

Green Chilies - 2 or 3, finely chopped, per your liking

Ginger - 1 inch piece, grated

Butter - 3 tablespoons

Water - 6 cups


Dry Masala Powders:

Haldi (Turmeric Powder) - 1 teaspoon

Lal Mirch (Red Chili) Powder - 1/2 teaspoon

MDH Kitchen King Masala - 3 teaspoons (if you do not have these, feel free to use a blend of cumin/coriander/garam masala per your liking)

Salt - as per taste

Preparation

  • Wash and soak barley for 2 hours.
  • Take a cooker or heavy bottomed pan and add butter to it.
  • When butter has melted, add onion, drained barley and ginger and fry till onions become translucent (about 5 minutes.).
  • Now, add veggies and all dry masalas and fry for another 3 minutes.
  • Add water, mix well and cook for 35-40 minutes. or till well cooked.
  • After removing the lid, wait for about 5 minute. before serving.
  • Serve this at lunch/dinner as a main dish (with yogurt or pickle or chips) or even as a side dish with anything else you are serving for lunch/dinner.

Photos

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