Palak Khichdi RecipeSource: Geetha PerimaServes: 2 to 3What I Used:2 cups rice1 cup halved green dal (always use 2:1 ratio for rice:dal)1 bunch green spinach, chopped fine1 large onion, chopped1 tsp jeera/cumin1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/2 tsp red chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masala or goda masala1 tsp ghee (optional)1 tbsp oilSalt to tasteTo grind:1 cup loosely packed fresh coriander leaves1/2 cup loosely packed mint leaves2 green chillies, or to tasteA 1″ piece of ginger4 cloves of garlic2 tomatoes5-6 pearl onions/shallotsHow I Made It:1. Wash and soak the dal and rice together for 30 mins.2. Grind all the ingredients under the ‘to grind’ list adding no water.3. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker pan and add the jeera. When it splutters, add the chopped onion. Fry until golden brown. Then add the chopped spinach and stir until soft and wilted.4. To this, add the ground paste and mix well with salt, turmeric, red chilli powder and garam masala. Let it cook for a min.5. Now add the soaked rice and dal. Add 4 cups water. Cook for 4-5 whistles in the pressure cooker. If you are using a normal pan, make sure you cook covered until the rice and dal is cooked thoroughly.6. While hot, mix in 1 tsp ghee and serve.