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The Gate Easy Vegetarian Cookbook

The Gate Easy Vegetarian Cookbook

By Adrian Daniel and Michael Daniel

Published 2007

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Khichri is a simple and nutritious rice and lentil pilaff, and it is typically eaten with a salad or a good chilli sauce. Khichri is best eaten when freshly cooked.


  • basmati rice 350 g (12 oz), soaked in water for 1 hour
  • red lentils


  1. Drain the rice. Wash the lentils and drain.
  2. In a medium-sized pan, heat the oil, add the turmeric, and almost immediately add the rice and lentils. Cook in the pan for 2–3 minutes, stirring well.
  3. Add 700 ml (