Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Chicken Kichadi (kids meal)



Ingredients

Rice - 1/4 cup
Dals ( Toor dal,chana dal,moong dal,urad dal,red lentils) - 1/2 cup
Vegetables - (Carrots,beans,Spinach,Greenpeas, broccoli,tomato )- 1 cup
Chicken - 1/2 of a breast fillet
Redchiily powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Chicken stock/water - 1 1/2 cup
salt
Ghee/Butter - 1 tbs

Preparation

Soak rice and dals together atleast for 1 - 2 hrs.If you dont have time just soak them for half an water in hot water.
In a pressure cooker add ghee/butter and when it melts add cumin seeds when in sputters add all the vegetables and saute for 1-2 minutes.Add rice and dal and saute again.Finely chop chicken breast into small pieces and throw it in.Add all powders and chicken stock/water and stir well. Pressure cook it for 1 or 2 whistle.


This is an ideal meal for growing up kids,they will get enough protiens from dals and chicken,Vitamins and Iron from vegteables especially from Spinach and broccoli

18 comments:

Suja Sugathan said...

Sounds healthy and perfect meal for kids...thanks for sharing dear.

An Open Book said...

that is a great idea

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Looks very tempting!

priya said...

lovely...must try this

Kairali sisters said...

This is great..Why kids i am sure anybody would love this :-)

Swathi said...

great idea to give chicken to kids.

Suman Singh said...

Looks healthy and delicious meal for the kids..yum!

kothiyavunu.com said...

Adipoli kids meals..sure my kids finish this within sec..hehe:)

Priya said...

Definitely a healthy and nutritious kichadi..

Sushma Mallya said...

Very healthy kichidi:)

Treat and Trick said...

Sounds healthy and yummy! Love the addition of veggies and chicken in them....

Jaisy James said...

hey vineetha njanum happy anutto oru malayalee ne kittiyathil. chicken kichadi adipoli ayittundu. samayam kittumbol idakku coment ayakkuka ketto

Sarah Naveen said...

ithu kollallo kutty!!!
pinne veedu okke vangichittu pic kanichilla!!!
busy decorating alle???

Nithu said...

Sounds wonderful. Nice recipe.

Medifast Coupon said...

Well I know my big kid (husband) will love this.

Sree Priya Ravi said...

thanks vineetha...all ur dishes are superb....and its also a visual treat...thnx:)

Mehjabeen Arif said...

Sounds too good.

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