Saturday, July 19, 2008

Bhuna Khichuri


1 Bayleaf
2 -3 Cardamoms
1 cup of Daal (1/2 Moong Daal, 1/2 Masoor Daal) thoroughly washed
2 cups Basmati Rice, thoroughly washed
3 cloves of Garlic
3 slices of Ginger
1/2 tsp of Turmeric
Canola Oil
1 Cinnamon Stick
Salt, to taste


1. On medium high heat, fry ginger, garlic, cinnamon stick, bay leaf and cardamom

2. Then add the rice, daal and fry them in the heat

3. Boil 5 cups of water and add the water into the pot when rice and daal are fried.

4. Add salt and turmeric powder.

5. Once the water starts boiling, cover the pot for about 20 mins on medium low heat.

6. Add fried onions (Beresta) once done and remove the pot from the heat.


Anonymous said...

Hi! The recipe looked good, but there are no measures! So how does one figure out how much of each ingredient?

Dazzlingsitar said...

Unfortunately in Bengali cooking, it's hard to give proper measurements...We're always taught in the guesstimate method...but up above, we've tried to give some measurements...hopefully it works out..