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dal khichdi recipe
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khichdi recipe | dal khichdi recipe | how to make moong dal khichidi

easy khichdi recipe | dal khichdi recipe | how to make moong dal khichidi
Course lunch
Cuisine north indian
Keyword khichdi recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 368kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • ½ cup rice
  • ½ cup moong dal
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp salt
  • cup water

other ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • pinch hing
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large bowl rinse and soak ½ cup rice, ½ cup moong dal for 10 minutes.
  • in a cooker heat 1 tsp ghee and add soaked dal and rice.
  • saute for 2 minutes, or until the dal turns aromatic.
  • now add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp salt and 3¼ cup water. mix well.
  • cover and pressure cook for 5 minutes.
  • in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee. add 1 tsp cumin, 1 bay leaf and pinch hing.
  • saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  • further, add 1 tomato and saute until the tomato turns soft and mushy.
  • keeping the flame on low add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala and ½ tsp salt.
  • saute for 2 minutes or until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add cooked rice and dal.
  • also, add 1 cup water and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until the flavours are absorbed well.
  • finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy dal khichdi with pickle and curd.

Nutrition

Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 822mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 676IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 3mg