Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Khichdi na bhajiya

Khichdi is a traditional gujju dish made with rice and split moong in 3:1 ratio boiled in water and salt. It is generally topped off with pure ghee and served with curd and roasted papad.
While, really yummy when hot and fresh, it is not a very interesting left over dish. So what mamma used to do was make bhajiyas with it the next day at tea time. And unless you knew that it was made from left overs, you would never guess.

1 cup khichdi - cold
1 small onion - finely chopped
Coriander - chopped
2 tbsp gram flour (besan atta)
1 slice bread (preferably old)
Masala - chilli powder, turmeric, dhanya powder, garam masala, salt to taste
Dash of lemon juice

Pre heat oven to 400F
Line a baking tray with aluminum foil and spray with oil.
Mush the khichdi with your hand, add in all the ingredients and mix well.
Make small balls of the mix and flatten it in the palm of your hands.
Place it on the prepared baking tray and spray oil over the patties
Bake for about 20  minutes, turning them mid way, until golden brown

Serve with ketchup, green chutney and hot chai!

Smiles :)

1 comment:

  1. Hi, thanks for posting this. I was looking for this recipe for a long time. Your ingredients are very helpful. I think you can also deep fry it if one doesn't have the leisure of using an oven.