Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Kitchra

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.
Today we Thank Naeema Jogiat for sharing her pic and recipe used💕💕.

Khichro/Kitchra 
(NAEEMA JOGIAT - WATALOTWEGOT )
Servings 8-10 people
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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.