Friday, January 27, 2012

DAL KHICHDI RECIPE

    If you are searching for a comforting one pot meal then this is a perfect recipe which can be made in a jiffy. I learnt this recipe from my neighbor from whom i learnt the recipe of Kachori . I always follow this method for making this dal kichidi. dal kichidi

INGREDIENTS

BASMATI RICE 1/2 CUP
GREEN MOONG DAL(SPLIT) 1/2 CUP
VEGETABLES 1/2 CUP
RED CHILLI POWDER 1/2 TSP
CORIANDER POWDER 1/2 TSP
CUMIN SEEDS 1/4 TSP
OIL/GHEE 1 TSP
ONION 1 NO
GARAM MASALA A PINCH(OPTIONAL)
SALT AS NEEDED
dal kichidi

METHOD:

  • Wash and soak the rice and dal in 3 cups of water for 20 minutes.
  • In a pressure cooker add oil/ghee and throw in the cumin seeds.
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  • Now add the onions and saute till it becomes translucent.
  • Add the veggies( i added carrots, beans , cauliflower and green peas)
  • Saute for 2 minutes and add the red chili powder, coriander powder and salt.
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  • Add the soaked rice and dal along with the water.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
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  • Serve hot with plain curd or onion raitha and papad.

dal kichidi

Note:

  1. Raw rice or sona masoori rice can be used instead of basmati rice.
  2. Pepper powder can be added instead of red chili powder.
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35 comments:

  1. Delicious and nutritious dal khichdi.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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    1. Thanks Jeyashri..

      After a era had a marvelous & breath taking dal khichdi.
      Can't refrain my heart to express my love towards it.

      Regards,
      Bikram Pradhan

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  2. Comfort food for this cold weather..

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  3. healthy and lovely khichdi !!

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  4. healthy khichi...perfect for luchbox!

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  5. Yum..one of my all time fav...make mostly for sat'day lunch ..have the same version in my blog too ...

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  6. Healthy and delicious looking khichidi...

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  7. Very healthy and complete meal . hv never tried dhal kichidi..

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  8. A must try recipe.looks yummy..

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  9. my comfort food, looks healthy and yummy..

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  10. Never tasted one before, sounds healthy and easy too!

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  11. lovely one pot comforting meal Jeyashri..and I like that you have used green moon daal,I normally use yellow moong daal but your version is so much more healthy.

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  12. Super comforting and inviting super filling dal khichdi..

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  13. Though have heard a lot about khichdi but have never tasted it...Sounds healthy and delicious

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  14. super comforting food....yummy

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  15. Flavourful and yummy...nice one pot meal idea

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  16. Nice recipe. Looks so good. So mouthwatering. YUM!

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  17. Comfort food and healthy too. Awesome clicks.

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  18. Awesome and such a tempting one. Luv it

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  19. Luks awesome.Fabulous healthy dal kichadi Dear.

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  20. Wow..YUMMY RECIPE...I am loving it..

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  21. comfort meal indeed- looks hearty

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  22. Never tasted this before,sure it's a healthy version...have to try...

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  23. Simple and yummy one pot meal

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  24. I love Khichari any time... If my husband agreed to it, this would be my staple food. This is a great recipe, would love to try this version.

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  25. Comfort and colorful khichdi. I often make this. Following u Jeyashri

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  26. This is truly healthy one pot meal..we love this a lot.

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  27. Ohhh Drooling!!!!Delicious!!!!

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  28. Thatz the ultimate comfort food:-) Love it big time!!

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  29. made today dal kichidi with basmati rice for dinner. Taste is so good. thanks for sharing.

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  30. hi i tried it n it was yummy.... a little change though cz i added ginger n garlic paste... was amazing

    thanks for d recipe

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  31. How many glasses of water we have to use for half a cup of rice and dal..pls mention sis..:) thanks in advance..

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    1. 3 cups of water, i mentioned this in the post too:)

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