Bhuna Khichuri (Bangladesh)

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 5

Cost: $6.99 /serving


Bhuna Khichuri (Bangladesh)


· 1/2 cup cauliflower floret· 1 medium sized potato, peeled and cut into small cubes· 1/4 cup mung beans· 1 cup basmati rice· 1/2 small onion· 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped· 1/4 teaspoon ginger· 1/8 teaspoon cumin· 1/8 teaspoon coriander· 1/4 teaspoon turmeric· 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder· 2 tablespoons cooking oil


Step 1Soak the mung beans overnight, or if you are short on time cook them with a half cup of water on medium heat in a pressure cooker for 8 minutes.Step 2Fry the cauliflower and potato cubes lightly in a tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the onion, the jalapeno peppers and the spices.Step 3Add the rice, the mung beans and about a half cup of oil and stir until well incorporated.Step 4Add two cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cover the pot.Step 5Simmer for 20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed.