*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 KHICHHARI
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       oz           Yellow split peas
    1       tb           Ghee
    1       ea           Onion, chopped
      1/2   ts           Whole coriander seeds
      1/2   ts           Whole cumin seeds
    1       ea           1/2 inch piece ginger, slice
    1       t            Turmeric
      1/4   ts           Cayenne
    4       oz           Brown rice
    1       ea           Green chili, chopped
      3/4   pt           Water
    1       ea           Juice of half a lemon
    2       ea           Tomatoes, skinned & chopped
                         Salt
 
   Steep peas in boiling water for 1 hour.  Drain & rinse well.
   In a large pot, heat oil & fry onions & spices for 4 minutes over a medium
   heat.
   Add split peas, rice & green chili.  Mix well.  Pour on water & lemon
   juice.  Add tomatoes, stir once & cover.  Simmer very gently for 40
   minutes or until rice is soft.  Season & serve.
  
 
 
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