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bengali bhuna khichuri recipe by bethica das at betterbutter

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Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total: 55 minutes

Servings: 3

Cost: $14.54 /serving

Ingredients

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Instructions

Step 1

Dry roast the moong dal till light brown. Soak the rice and dal for 30 minutes. Heat 2 tbsp. oil and saute the potatoes and cauliflower separately till light brown. Keep aside.

Step 2

Heat the remaining oil and fry the cumin seeds, bay leaves, ginger, dry red chilies, green chilies, cinnamon, cardamoms and cloves. Saute for a few seconds till the crackling stops.

Step 3

Add the soaked and drained rice and moong dal. Saute for 2 minutes. Add 2 cups water, salt, coriander-cumin powder, turmeric powder and the fried veggies, carrots and beans (Preserving few to garnish).

Step 4

Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Drizzle ghee and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with begun bhaja (fried eggplants), lime wedges and green chilies.