Khichdi Recipe - Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe - Khichadi Recipe
Recipe type: lunch, tiffin
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2-3 people
Mandir vali khichdi is very easy, healthy and delicious
  • Moong dal ( yellow split moong beans): ½ cup
  • Rice: ½ cup
  • Oil: ¼ cup
  • Baby Potatoes: 4 cut in two pieces
  • Cauliflower pieces: 8-10
  • Green peas: ¼ cup
  • Hing: 1 big pinch
  • Fine chopped ginger: 1tsp
  • Whole red chilly: 2
  • Tej patta: 1
  • Cloves: 3-4
  • Small cardamom: 1
  • Cumin seeds: 1tbsp
  • Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
  • Kashmiri Red chilli powder: ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder: 1tsp
  • Green chilly : 2
  • Tomatoes: 1 fine chopped
  • Salt
  • Ghee
  • Garam masala: ¼ tsp
  • Water: 4 cups
  1. wash and soak dal and rice in water for 2 hours.
  2. After 2 hours strain the water.
  3. Heat wide and deep pan at medium heat.
  4. Add oil and potatoes.
  5. Cook potatoes till they are golden brown.
  6. Take them out and add cauliflower.
  7. Saute and cook cauliflower till they are golden brown.
  8. Take them out.
  9. Now in the same oil add hing, tej patta, ginger and whole red chilli, cloves, cardamom.
  10. Saute them and add cumin seeds.
  11. Let the cumin seeds splatter and add turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander powder.
  12. Add 2 tbsp of water and cook spices till they release oil.
  13. Now add strained dal rice and cook them for 2-3 minutes in masala.
  14. Add 2 cups of water, salt and mix well.
  15. Cover the pan and cook khichdi on medium flame for 10 minutes.
  16. Mix khichdi couple of times in between to avoid burning.
  17. After 10 minutes add green chilli, potatoes, cauliflower, peas and tomatoes.
  18. Mix them well and add 2 more cups of water.
  19. Cover the pan again and cook khichdi for 15 more minutes.
  20. Stir it couple of times in between.
  21. After 15 minutes mix the khichdi and mash it with ladle.
  22. Now add ghee and garam masala and mix well.
  23. Switch off the heat and covet the pan for 2 minutes.
  24. Khichdi is ready to serve.
  25. Take it out in a serving bowl, add some ghee and serve it with papad and raita.
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