Dal khichadi Recipe

Dal khichadi is a comforting and nutritious one-pot meal made with rice, lentils, and a blend of aromatic spices. It is a popular dish in Indian cuisine and is often served with a side of yogurt or pickle. This simple and wholesome dish is easy to make and perfect for a quick lunch or dinner. The combination of rice and lentils provides a good balance of carbohydrates and protein, making it a satisfying and nourishing meal.

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Ingredients for Dal khichadi Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • 0.13 cup Split Yellow Lentils
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Bay Leaf
  • 0.63 Le Spices
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Dal Khichadi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak rice and lentils for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, bay leaf, and whole spices.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, ginger-garlic paste, and green chilies. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add soaked rice, lentils, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. Let the pressure release naturally.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with yogurt or pickle.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables like peas, carrots, or potatoes to make it more nutritious.
  • For a healthier version, you can use brown rice instead of white rice.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the leftover dal khichadi in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat before serving and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve with yogurt, pickle, or papad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
393
calories per serving
4 g Fat18 g Protein70 g Carbs11 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Carbs
    70g
  • Fiber
    11g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    70g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Fiber
    11g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    146mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    425mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    58mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    176mg
  • Manganese
    4mg
  • Phosphorus
    338mg
  • Selenium
    26mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp