Thursday, December 20, 2018

Chanadal and broken wheat khichidi

Simply love this Authentic Sweet recipe I learnt it from my mom , tasty , good and absolutely melt in the mouth . Simply serve this sweet pudding drizzled with warm clarified butter /ghee it's lovely and a perfect treat for a sweet craving .


1/2 cup Bengal gram dal (Chana dal)
3/4 cup broken wheat (Lapsi)
6-7  green cardamom pods (deseed and powder them)
1/2 cup sugar (add more if you prefer)
1/2 cup grated coconut 
7 tbsp ghee
a few raisins
10-12 fried cashew nuts
1 Banana (cut into roundels)

  • Dry roast chana dal  for 2- 3 mins on a simmer flame till they turn aromatic then transfer them to a pressure cooker add water cook for one whistle such that when u feel grains must be perfectly cooked , but not mashed. keep it aside.
  • Dry roast cashews and raisins in a little ghee and keep aside.
  • Take 2 tbsp ghee and add in broken wheat and keep frying on a slow flame for 2 mins then add around 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle .
  • Now add sugar, cooked chanadal and cook till the sugar melts and everything gets incorporated very nicely and it comes to a boil (you can add more water if you feel it's too thick.
  • Add the grated coconut and mix well till it thickens.
  • Finally add the remaining ghee and powdered cardamom
  • Mix well. 
  • Garnish it with fried cashewnuts and raisins and serve with sliced banana roundels.