Quick & Easy

Khitcherie

khitcherie
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Ingredients

Method

1.Place split peas in small bowl; cover with cold water, stand 1 hour, drain.
2.Heat ghee in large deep frying pan; cook onion, garlic, chilli, ginger, spices and curry leaves, stirring, until onion softens.
3.Add peas, rice, raisins and the hot water to pan; bring to a boil then reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
4.Remove from heat, discard cinnamon stick, stir in juice; stand, covered, 5 minutes. Sprinkle khitcherie with nuts before serving.

Khitcherie, a classic Indian rice and lentil dish, was anglicised by the Raj to make that English breakfast staple, kedgeree. Commercial garam masala, found in some supermarkets, can be used instead of making our recipe.

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