Pronounced as Kitchro OR Kitchra, this dish is an all-in-one kind of meal, a delightful blend of slowly cooked Lentils, Meat and Rice...
The Result...A thick Blend of Aromatic Goodness, just waiting to be enjoyed on Cold evenings, or on any other day of the year.
(NAEEMA JOGIAT - WATALOTWEGOT )
Servings 8-10 people
one cup barley
1/2 up arad dhal
1/2 cup oil dhal
1/4 cup moong dhal
1/4 cup chana dhal
1/2 cup rice
soak all the dhal and rice together - barley should be soaked separately - for at least 3-4 hours but preferably over night .
in a big pot add 10-12 cups of water -- or use pressure cooker with less amount of water (5 cups),
add the dhal and barley mixture
add salt , little oil, one Tablespoon white vinegar..
one whole sliced onion
and let mixture boil until done
in a separate pot - slice one onion and braise until soft-
1 kg washed meat
1 Tablespoon ginger garlic
1 teaspoon crushed green chillies -add more if you want it spicy
salt to taste (preferably add less as the mixture already has salt)
1/4 teaspoon arad
1 teaspoon jeera powder
1 teaspoon dhaniya powder
1 Tablespoon red/garlic masala
add 6-8 cups of water and
let it cook until meat gets properly done..
once barley mixture is cooked ( it shouldn't be too liquidy nor to thick) ..blend with hand blender
add the cooked meat to the barley and mix well
add 1/2 tin coconut milk
make onion wagar with ghee and oil
and add to the mixture with the oil and ghee included..
cut in green dhaniya and mint, mix well ..serve without onion khatchumar and amli/tamarind juice and ENJOY.