Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe.

Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe.

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 30 minutes

Total time 45 minutes

Servings 4

Type of recipe: Lunch and Dinner

Author: Asmi Kadam


·       2 cup kolam Rice/long grain Rice

·       ½ cup Split Pigeon Peas Dal ( Toor Dal)

·       ¼ th cup split Petit yellow Lentils ( Moong Dal)

·       1 chopped Tomatoes

·       2 to 3 chopped Chilies

·       5 to 6 chopped Garlic cloves

·       Small piece of chopped Ginger

·       1 teaspoon Turmeric

·       Oil

·       Clarified Butter

·       1 tablespoons Cumin

·       1 tablespoon Mustered

·       ½ teaspoon Asafoetida

·       2 red Chilies

·       Curry leaves

·       Water

·       Salt


Mix both Dals and wash at least for 3 to 4 times. Soak the Dal for ½ hour. Then, wash the rice. Soak for 15 minutes.

Now, heat a pot with a 6 to 7 glass of water for boiling. Will use this boil water for cooking the khichdi.

On the other gas stove, heat a small pressure cooker on a medium heat, pour 1 tablespoon of oil and 1 tablespoon of clarified butter. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds. When both are splutter add asafoetida, split red chilies, curry leaves, chopped green chilies, garlic and ginger. Saute till garlic change the colour. Then add chopped tomatoes. Fry the tomatoes till cooked properly.

Now slow down the flame. Add turmeric into the fried mixture. Mix it well. Now remove the water from dals and rice. Now put the dals and rice into the fried mixture. Add salt and chopped coriander. Mix it.  

Now pour boil water into this khichdi. Use 5 to 6 glass of water for cooking the khichdi. Now mix it well. Check the taste of salt. Add if required. Now, put off the lid and pressure cook the khichdi for 10 to 12 minutes for 6 to 7 whistles.

After 6 to 7 of whistles, allow to cool down the cooker. Remove the lid. Moong khichdi is ready to serve. Transfer the khichdi in serving plate.

Serve hot with mango pickle, papad and with plain curd.

Also drizzled some clarified butter on the khichdi for enhancing the taste.




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