Preparation / Directions:
Grind together ginger and garlic into a paste. Separately grind together cardamoms, cinnamon and cloves into a paste adding a little water. In a pan, roast green gram on medium heat until golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove and wash gram. Heat oil, add bay leaves and cumin seeds, stir for a few seconds. Add onions and fry until golden brown. Add ginger - garlic paste. Stir for a few seconds. Add washed gram, rice and all other ingredients, mix well. Add water. Stir once. Cook on medium heat. Stir in ground spices. Pour ghee evenly over Khichdi.