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Bengali Bhoger Khichuri,Bengali Moong Daal Khichdi

By Anjana Chaturvedi @maayeka

Bengali Bhoger Khichuri- A delicious khichdi made with roasted yellow lentil,rice and few vegetables

Bengali Bhoger Khichuri/ Niramish Khichdi/ Bhuni Khichdi is specially made for Pooja and festivals in Bengal. It is also a must make during Durga Pooja as a offering/ bhog For Ma Durga on Ashtami as a part of Naivadhya offering.

This Khichdi is made by roasting the yellow lentil/ moong daal which gives a very nice flavour and aroma to the khichdi. The daal is roasted hence it is also named as Bhaja Muger Daal Khichuri. Gobindo bhog rice is usually used to make this khichdi but if it is not available then you can use any short grain rice to make this Bhoger khichuri.

Potato ,cauliflower and peas are added in this khichuri ,some also add carrots in it and some even make it simple without any vegetable. But don't skip cauliflower and potatoes in it for the typical aroma and taste. The spices are quite simple which enhance the taste of roasted moong daal in the khichuri.

How To Make Bhoger Khichuri

The recipe is quite simple to follow- first of all dry roast the moong daal till a nice aroma start coming . Then soak rice and daal and then cook in a pan,try to avoid using pressure cooker for making this khichdi as it makes it too soft and mushy. Stir fry potato and cauliflower. Add cauliflower when the khichdi is half done. Cook till done and serve piping hot with some ghee on top.

Bengali Bhoger Khichuri is traditionally served with labra, Begun bhaja , tomato chutney, Payesh and papad

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