Dal Khichdi | Moong Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi | Moong Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi is a healthy and delicious one-pot meal. This khichdi is prepared with rice and yellow moong dal. There are so many khichdi varieties, some people add vegetables to the khichdi while others cook only with dal. There is no need for any side dish for this khichdi.

This is my Fifth Day recipe to the Blogging Marathon, in A-Z Series. we had this khichdi for our lunch and it was so delicious and flavourful.

Dal Khichdi

STEP BY STEP PICTURES OF PREPARING DAL KHICHDI

 

 

Ingredients:

  • Rice – 1/2cup
  • Moong dal – ½ cup
  • Finely chopped onion – 1
  • Green chillies – 4
  • Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
  • Chopped tomatoes -2 small
  • Coriander leaves
  • Ghee – 1tbsp
  • Oil- 1tbsp
  • Salt to taste

 

Dal Khichdi

 

Preparation:

Wash, soak the rice and dal in the water for 15mintues.

In the meanwhile, chop onions, tomatoes and keep aside.

Heat a pressure cooker with oil and ghee, add cumin seeds and when they begin to crackle add asafoetida and mix well.

Add chopped onions, green chillies and fry for 2mintues or until the onions turn into light golden-brown colour.

Next, add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes. Then add chopped tomatoes along with turmeric powder and cook till the tomatoes are mushed.

Drain the water from the rice, dal and add to the pressure and mix everything well.

Add 3 cups of water and mix well. Check the seasoning.

Close the lid and cook on medium flame for 3 whistles.

Once the pressure is released from the cooker, add coriander leaves to the khichdi and mix well.

Transfer the Dal Khichdi into a serving bowl and enjoy it warm.

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Dal Khichdi
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Dal Khichdi | Moong Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi is a healthy and delicious one - pot meal. This khichdi is prepared with rice and yellow moong dal. There are so many khichdi varieties, some people add vegetables to the khichdi while others cook only with dal. There is no need of any side dish for this khichdi.
Course Khichdi, Main Course, Rice
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Dal Khichdi
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 People
Author Pavani

Ingredients

  • Rice – 1/2cup
  • Moong dal – ½ cup
  • Finely chopped onion – 1
  • Green chillies – 4
  • Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
  • Chopped tomatoes -2 small
  • Coriander leaves
  • Ghee – 1tbsp
  • Oil- 1tbsp
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash, soak the rice and dal in the water for 15mintues.
  2. In the meanwhile, chop onions, tomatoes and keep aside.
  3. Heat a pressure cooker with oil and ghee, add cumin seeds and when they begin to crackle add asafoetida and mix well.
  4. Add chopped onions, green chillies and fry for 2mintues or until the onions turn into light golden-brown colour.
  5. Next add ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell goes. Then add chopped tomatoes along with turmeric powder and cook till the tomatoes are mushed.
  6. Drain the water from the rice, dal and add to the pressure and mix everything well.
  7. Add 3 cups of water and mix well. Check the seasoning.
  8. Close the lid and cook on medium flame for 3 whistles.
  9. Once the pressure is released from the cooker, add coriander leaves and mix well.
  10. Transfer the Dal Khichdi into a serving bowl and enjoy it warm.

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13 thoughts on “Dal Khichdi | Moong Dal Khichdi

    1. Thank you Veronica, moong dal is a lentil. That is skinned and split. It is also called yellow moong. You can easily find this in super market or in any Indian grocery store.

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