Varhadi Khichadi ( Vidarbh Special )

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

 

Varhadi khichadi, this special dish belongs to Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region. Widely made throughout Maharashtra, this dish is a boon to the busy home makers with toddlers or working women who find it difficult to cook for long time as this is made within 20 minutes that too without much attention. Similar to the regular khichdi, what makes it stand out is the tempering (tadka) that adds a unique flavor & essence to the dish. Made without much efforts, this dish tastes as good as something you would spend hours cooking.

If looking for more such simple and delicious recipes, you might want to check Matar khichadi, Moong Dal Khichdi, Seasoned Rice RecipeThe secret ingredient of this khichdi is the added fried papad, so don’t miss adding that while serving.

So, without much delay, let’s jump to Varhadi Khichdi Recipe;

 

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 Minutes
Serves for 2.
Ingredients:

For Khichadi:
1) 2 cups rice 
2) 1 cup Tovar Dal 
3) 5-6  Garlic Cloves
4) 2 tbsp Oil  
5) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
6) Salt 
 
For Tadka(Tempering):

1) 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
2)  2 pinch of asafoetida
3) 4-5 dry red chillies
4) 4-5 chopped garlic cloves
5) Fried papad

 

Method:

 

Mix rice and tovar dal Wash rice and tovar dal.

Boil 6 cup of water, add turmeric powder, salt  comes to boil,  add rice and toor dal.

Pressure cook until 3 whistle and and let the khichdi cook. or you can also do it into the heavy bottom pan or pot.

Once khichadi cooked prepare tempering or tadka.

For tempering heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Let them splutter.

Then add hing, garlic cloves and red chillies.

Saute till garlic become brown in colour.

Turn off the heat and keep aside.

While serving, take khichidi in serving plate, crumble and mix fried mirchi and papad.

And add little tadka, mix well and eat hot.

 

How to make Varhadi Khichadi step by step with images:

1) Mix rice and tovar dal Wash rice and tovar dal.
varhadi khichadi

varhadi khichadi

 

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

2) Boil 6 cup of water, add turmeric powder, salt  comes to boil,  add rice and toor dal.
Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

3) Pressure cook until 3 whistle and and let the khichdi cook. or you can also do it into the heavy bottom pan or pot.

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

4) Once khichadi cooked prepare tempering or tadka.
Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

5) For tempering heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Let them splutter.
Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

6) Then add hing, garlic cloves and red chillies.  Saute till garlic become brown in colour. Turn off the heat and keep aside.

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi

7) While serving, take khichidi in serving plate, crumble and mix fried Chillies and papad. And add little tadka, mix well and eat hot.
Varhadi khichadi

Varhadi khichadi





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