Dal Khichdi

3/4 cup rice
1/2 cup Moong dal
1 cup chopped veggies like carrot,beans,gobi,cabbage,potato and fresh green peas
4 tsp oil
1 tsp jeera/ cumin seeds
1/2 inch cinnamon/ dalchini
4 pepper corns
2 chopped green chillies
1/2 inch chopped ginger
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
1 finely chopped tomato
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves
1 tsp lemon juice


  • Wash dal, rice 2-3 times and soak in water for 30 mins
  • Heat oil in cooker,put jeera,pepper corns,cinnamon,saute for a second
  • Add choped grenn chillies,ginger,and fry for 2 mins
  • Put chopped tomatoes and fry till it turns mushy
  • Add turmeric and  chilli powders, saute for a while and put chopped veggies
  • Saute well and add dal and rice, mix well and put 4 cups water, salt to taste 
  • Close the lid of the cooker and cook for 3 whistles
  • Once the steam is released open the lid, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice, mix well and serve hot topped with ghee .


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