Sunday, 18 May 2008
Chuti or Bhuni Kitchri
1 tablespoon oil
2 sticks cinnamon
2 pods cardomom
1/2 tspn cumin seeds
1 medium onion; chopped fine
3 cloves garlic; minced
1/2 tspn tumeric
1 cup skinned mung or tuver daal; washed and soaked for 30 minutes
1 1/2 cups rice; washed and soaked for 30 minutes
salt to taste
5 cups of water
Heat the oil in a pan, add the cinnamon, cardomom, cloves, peppercorns and cumin seeds, as soon as they splutter add the onions, and fry until golden brown
Add the garlic and tumeric fry for a few seconds, add the rice and the daal, stir.
Add the water and salt and bring to boil.
Simmer for 25 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
Serve with kadhi