Broken Wheat Khichdi

Of late in my search of healthy things to eat the standard namkeen daliya and khichdi have met to make a Broken Wheat Khichdi for me... Its extremely healthy, light and good for kids, adults and dieters too and believe me its yummy... the first time I made it N said na u have this boring food but when he tasted he loved it and all of us at home are now hooked on to it.. 

Broken Wheat KhichdiOf late in my search of healthy things to eat the standard namkeen daliya and khichdi have met to make a Broken Wheat Khichdi for me... Its extremely healthy, light and good for kids, adults and dieters too and believe me its yummy... the first time I made it N said na u have this boring food but wh...

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    Ingredients

    Roasted broken wheat
    1 cup
    Mixed dals (moong, masoor, tur & channa)
    1 cup
    Diced mix veggies
    1 cup
    Chopped onion
    1
    Chopped tomato
    1
    Minced chicken (optional, I put it when Ojas has not eaten his meat for the day)
    1/2 cup
    Jeera/cumin seeds
    1/2 tsp
    Mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp
    Dry red chillies
    2-3
    Green chilli
    1
    Garam masala (optional again)
    1/4 tsp
    Cloves
    2
    Bay leaf
    1
    Oil
    1 tsp

    Steps

    1. Soak broken wheat and dal for 2-3 hours (its ok if u dont soak, u just have to boil a little longer) in 5 cups of water.
    2. Heat oil in a cooke.
    3. Add jeera, mustard seeds and dry chillies.
    4. Add bay leaf and cloves.
    5. After 2 mins add onions and fry till golden brown.
    6. Add tomatoes and green chillies and fry for another 3 mins.
    7. Add veggies and chicken fry for 2-3 mins.
    8. Add salt to taste.
    9. Add the soaked broken wheat and dals along with water.
    10. Pressure cook for about 3-4 whistles.
    11. Serve hot with curd,pickle and kachumer salad for lunch/dinner and with green chutney for breakfast/snacks.

    The other day I was chatting with Tara and discussing the marinates for our grilled chicken and I mentioned to her the green masala and she requested me to put it up here... so here it is dear for u :)

    Recipe for Green Masala

    1/2 bunch of mint leaves

    1 bunch of coriander leaves

    1 tbsp coriander seeds

    6-7 dry red chillies (reduce if u dont like spicy food)

    2-3 green chillies (again depends on u)

    1-inch cinnamon

    4 cloves

    2-3 black pepper seeds

    1 black cardamom (u can use green also if black is not there)

    salt to taste

    Grind the above to a coarse powder, mix with Olive oil and marinate the chicken overnight in the fridge and then grill as usual

    PS: I have been running really really really busy will reply to all the comments soon...