Varai Khichdi

2 cups varai

1 cup roasted, coarsely pounded peanuts

salt and jaggery to taste
4 green chilies

1 tsp. cumin seeds
2 cloves
2 pieces cinnamon
powdered finely 
chopped fresh coriander leaves

1/2 cup fresh coconut

2 tbs. ghee
What you do:

Heat ghee. Add cumin seeds and green chilies. Then add varai and roast for a while. Put 4 cups of hot water in the varai along with salt and jaggery.
When almost cooked, add ground peanuts and clove-cinnamon powder. Add a little ghee over it and cover and cook a little more. Garnish with coconut and coriander. Just before serving, squeeze lemon juice over it.
For variation, add small cubes of fried potatoes to the dish.

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