Wash the rice and both the dals (lentils) well and soak them

Heat ghee in the pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, peppercorns, bayleaves, cloves, cardamoms, ginger and green chilli

Drain all the water from the rice and lentils and add them to the cooker

Add all the veggies, turmeric, chilli powder, salt and water to the cooker

Pressure cook

Let the pressure release naturally. Open the pressure cooker and mix well. The rice and dal should have broken down and should look slightly creamy

For the aloo fry, add potatoes (skin on, thinly sliced), chilli powder, jeera powder, coriander powder, turmeric, salt, mustard oil and marinate for 10 mins

Shallow fry

Serve the hot khichdi with the aloo fry

And its ready!