Adda hengu khechidi In Odisha, it is one of the special Mahaprasad of Lord Jagannath because it is in Chapan Bhoga, in verity of plater with little differences like one can find like Tata Khechudi, Sana Khechudi, Taila Khechudi.
Puri Temple Khichdi | Puri Temple Ada Hengu Khechudi | Jagannath Mahaprasad | Devi Pitha Prasad
Time of Durga Puja, Odisha, at small town Puri, there lots of Devi Pitha, they pray Devi for wellbeing. On this occasion of Maha Saptami, Maha Astmi & Maha Nabami. Odia devotee make prasad For Devi for samarapan (Offering) . Adda hengu khechidi is the main course of offering of Devi Puja.
Ingredients for Ada Hengu Khechdi
1/2 kg rice
250 Whole Gram Moong dal
Large half Ginger Paste
2 tsp Hing(Asafoetida)
1 bay leaf ( Optional, We do not use classically make, because smell of bay leaf just overlap the smell of hing)
4 tbsp Ghee
Salt as per taste
Soak the whole moong before night. Before half an hour wash the good grain Rice. Take a handi on gas stove,( generally at temple cook it is wooden chula ) or any source of Roshei. Put two spoon full Ghee and put ginger paste. Keep it 3 second of sauté reducing the raw smell. Then put Hing in Handi make a sauté little. Put the soaked washed whole moong and sauté. Just continue for 2 minutes, for easy fudged smell of Hind and Ginger to get passed in moong. Put the water 1.5 litter water and wait for boil, and put rice . Wait until rice cook if the water reduced, rice not cook you can add hot water. When rice completely cook add 2 remaining 2 spoon ghee. Switch off the gas and Adda hengu muga khechidi is ready.
Adda hengu khechidi is the real treasure kind of food, you can take it without side dish with full satisfaction. But you can take take with Mitha Dali, Kadali Alu Golamaicha Pani, Jhada Macha Besara, Saga Muga Temple Style and Sukha Bota Tarkari.