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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

  1. 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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