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Dal khichdi recipe

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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.

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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37 comments

Hamaree Rasoi January 27, 2012 - 2:18 am

Delicious and nutritious dal khichdi.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

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BibhuKalyan Pradhan December 30, 2012 - 6:28 am

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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BibhuKalyan Pradhan December 30, 2012 - 6:29 am

Thanks.

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Hema January 27, 2012 - 2:21 am

Comfort food for this cold weather..

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Sravs January 27, 2012 - 2:48 am

healthy and lovely khichdi !!

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Rekha shoban January 27, 2012 - 3:31 am

healthy khichi…perfect for luchbox!

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Priti January 27, 2012 - 3:52 am

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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Vimitha Anand January 27, 2012 - 4:42 am

Healthy and delicious looking khichidi…

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Kalpana Sareesh January 27, 2012 - 5:43 am

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

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Chitra January 27, 2012 - 5:45 am

A must try recipe.looks yummy..

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Janani January 27, 2012 - 6:10 am

Healthy and delicious

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Sobha Shyam January 27, 2012 - 6:19 am

my comfort food, looks healthy and yummy..

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RAKS KITCHEN January 27, 2012 - 7:48 am

Never tasted one before, sounds healthy and easy too!

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Raji January 27, 2012 - 7:56 am

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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Priya January 27, 2012 - 9:06 am

Super comforting and inviting super filling dal khichdi..

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Kaveri January 27, 2012 - 9:57 am

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

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faseela January 27, 2012 - 11:38 am

super comforting food….yummy

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Sharmilee! :) January 27, 2012 - 3:06 pm

Flavourful and yummy…nice one pot meal idea

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Sukanya Ramkumar January 27, 2012 - 4:55 pm

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

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vidhas January 27, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Comfort food and healthy too. Awesome clicks.

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Shanthi January 27, 2012 - 6:17 pm

Awesome and such a tempting one. Luv it

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MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. January 27, 2012 - 11:27 pm

Luks awesome.Fabulous healthy dal kichadi Dear.

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Aarthi January 28, 2012 - 3:40 am

Wow..YUMMY RECIPE…I am loving it..

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

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Priya Sreeram January 28, 2012 - 7:07 am

comfort meal indeed- looks hearty

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Premalatha Aravindhan January 29, 2012 - 1:18 pm

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

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Vimitha Anand January 30, 2012 - 10:45 am

Simple and yummy one pot meal

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Anisha Ranjit January 30, 2012 - 1:40 pm

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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Anu January 30, 2012 - 1:54 pm

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

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Pavithra Elangovan January 30, 2012 - 8:14 pm

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

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divya January 30, 2012 - 10:34 pm

Ohhh Drooling!!!!Delicious!!!!

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Ramya January 31, 2012 - 1:24 pm

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

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Insurance Guide August 29, 2012 - 3:10 pm

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

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nishat ahmed February 7, 2013 - 4:20 am

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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Deepti Madhan May 19, 2014 - 6:00 pm

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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jeyashri suresh May 21, 2014 - 10:04 am

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

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Diary August 23, 2018 - 2:41 pm

Can I use whole green gram?

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Jeyashris Kitchen August 27, 2018 - 9:33 am

You can use yellow moong dal.

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