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Pakistani Desi Khichra  Recipe

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Khichra Recipe

Khichra Recipe .Learn how to cook best and tasty Khichra. An easy way and tips how to cook Khichra at home .Detail of ingredients of Khichra and instruction.


2 Kg. beef (boneless)
1 tbs. salt
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp turmeric (Haldi) powder
2 bay leaves (Tezpatta)
350grm dal Chana
100grm Masoor Dhuli
100grm Moong Dhuli
50grm rice
50grm dal Toor
50grm dal Maash Dhuli
250grm whole wheat
50grm barley
1cup oil
1tsp garam masala
2large onion
3 to 4 Lemon (sliced) or juice
10-12 green chilies
1cup chopped Coriander (Dhaniya) leaves
cup sliced ginger


Soak all three grains overnight.
Fry the meat in oil. Add 1 tsp. salt, tsp. Turmeric (Haldi) powder, 1 tsp. chili powder, bay leaf and 6-8 glasses of water. Cover and leave on low flame to tenderize until the meat is extremely soft.
Meanwhile, put the grains and dal in a pot with 1 tsp. salt, 1 tsp chili powder and tsp Turmeric (Haldi). Add water and cook on low flame till very soft.
When meat and the grains are soft then mix them together leave on a very low flame and keep mashing rigorously and mixing. It is ready when starts to boil and becomes bubbly.
Fry onion in oil (for Baghar) and for garnishing add the oil to the mixture and keep aside the fried onion for garnishing.
Remove from heat and serve with garam masala, fresh Coriander (Dhaniya) leaves, green chilies, fried onion and lemon.
Note: whenever frying onion for "Baghar" or as accompaniment with Khichra, fry on very low heat.