Saturday, April 1, 2017

Prasad Khichdi Bhog | Veg Khichdi Bhog for Puja | Prasad Bhoger Niramish Khichuri

In India, there has always been a rich tradition of PRASADA (food offering) BHOG for deities. PRASADA offered to deities on various occasions and it varied from curry to sweets, every eating consumables.
Today, I'll show how to make PRASADA KHICHDI BHOG. Offer this veg dish, to your 
home deities and also on different traditional worship celebrations! 

Ingredients - 
Flavored Rice (Kamini Atap) - 500 gm
Split Green Gram lentil (Moong Dal) -250 gm
Coriander powder - 2 tbsp
Cumin powder - 2 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1tbsp 
Dry red chili powder - 1tbsp
Ginger paste - 1tbsp
Mustard Oil - 50 gm

scraped coconut - 200 gm
Tomato - 2-3 medium size
Green chili - 2-3 (slit) 

Bay leaf - 3-4 pieces
Dry Red Chili - 2-3 pieces
Bengali five spices - 1/2 tsp
Whole cumin seed - 1 tsp
Whole Garam Masala - 1tsp
Sugar - 2 tsp
Garam Masala powder - 1tsp
Salt to taste

How to make - 
Since this dish is offered for Holy occasion, we don't use regular vessels. This is important for Hindu worshipers.
1. First dry roast the Split Green Gram lentil
2. Next heat oil in the vessel. Add Bay leaf - 3-4 pieces, Dry Red Chili - 2-3 pieces, Bengali five spices - 1/2 tsp, Whole cumin seed - 1 tsp, Whole Garam Masala - 1 tsp. Saute a little.
3. Next add chopped tomato - 2-3 medium size, cook for 3-4 min.
4. Then add, powder spices and ginger paste. add sugar and little water and cook for 3-4 minute.
5. After cooking of the spices as oil comes out, add scraped coconut. Stir and cook
6. Next add together Flavored Rice (Kamini Atap) - 500 gm and Split Green Gram lentil (Moong Dal) -250 gm. Mix well
7. Add 2 litre water. split green chilies and cook till rice get boiled. Stir at intervals. If needed, add warm water.
8. When rice get cooked, put off flame. Add Ghee
9. It's done! Offer to your idol with different vegetables fry and curry!

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