Wednesday 17 May 2017

Sprout Khichri

Sprout Khichri

Recently I bought sprouts from supermarket imagining that family will love eating sprouts as it is quite healthy food. However when I tried to serve them sprout salad everyone just revolted against my idea. I was confused and I left it in my fridge unused.

Next day I was just trying to figure out what to cook, everyone was insisting on his/her choice. I opened my fridge to see material available. I saw sprouts lying unused. An idea came to my mind and I prepared rice using sprouts. I was happy to serve them nutritious food. Family was happy that they got pulao to relish.

Sprouts are healthy but do you know when we use it raw some time it can trigger food poisoning as we can't see or smell the harmful bacteria which is germinating in raw food. But when we boil sprouts all the harmful bacteria get killed during proper cooking and cooked protein is easier to digest.  So I am happy to serve safe and healthy sprout khichri to my family

Preparation Time : 20 Min

Cooking Time :  30 Min

Ingredients :

  • 1 Cup Sprouts 
  • 1 Cup rice soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 1 Tablespoon ghee
  • 1 Teaspoon zeera
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 2 Green chilly chopped
  • Pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • 2 Medium size onion sliced
  • Salt as required
  • Water as required
For Garnishing :  
  • Some fried onions
  • 1 Tablespoon of chopped coriander

Procedure :   
  • In a pressure cooker take a tablespoon of ghee. Add zeera, pinch of hing, ginger and saute it

  • Now add green chillies and onion and cook it for 4 to 5 minute on low flame

  • Once the onion is light brown add sprouts and cook for 2 minutes

  • Now add rice, salt and cook it for 3 to 3 minutes. Now add 2 cup of water pressure cook this for one whistle 

  • Sprout Khichri is ready, garnish it with fried onions and coriander. Enjoy it with curd and pickle

Tip :  
  • For kids you can add extra ghee on quiche while serving
  • If you like khichri more soft add water accordingly 

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