Fork and Beans

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Jowar Khichdi

Ingredients

  • Jowar: 1/4th cup,
  • Green peas:    
  • French beans:  1 cup
  • Onion: 1 small
  • Tomato: 1 small
  • Garlic: 1 small
  • Oil: 1 ½  tsp,
  • Salt: as per taste
  • Cumin seeds (Jeera): 1 tsp,
  • Asafetida: 1/4th tsp,
  • Turmeric powder: ½ tsp,
  • Red chilli powder: ½ tsp,
  • Coriander, chopped: for garnishing 

Directions

  • Soak jowar for 3 – 4 hours.
  • Take oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, allow it to turn brown and then add asafoetida.
  • Now add chopped garlic and onion. Saute till onion turns pink.
  • Now add green peas, tomato and cabbage. Saute it for 2-3mins and then add soaked jowar.
  • Now add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Pressure cook this mixture for 5-6 whistles.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.