Dal Khichdi

Tired after a long working day? Confused what to prepare for dinner which is Instant, easy, healthy and filling as well??.. Try this Dal Khichdi. It is a wholesome one pot meal. You just give it your 5-7 mins and it will be done by itself while you are getting refreshed..

Specialty  of one meal #VegetarianRecipe like this one is its simplicity, yet wholesomeness of the nutrients, Daal etc provides rich source of #Vitamin where rice provides required  #carbohydrates, for more healthier option go for #brownrice instead. 
Dal Khichdi

YIELD – 3 servings


Rice-1 cup
Toor Dal - 1/2 cup
Onion-  1 big finely chopped
Potato - 1 big finely chopped
Frozen Mixed Vegetables - 1 cup (green peas, sweet corn, carrot)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Cumin - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/2 tsp
Asafotedia - a pinch
Chili powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tbsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tbsp


  1. Mix the Rice and Toor Dal in a bowl and wash them. Add 1 cup of water and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker; add cumin and mustard seeds. Once they start fluttering add hing and turmeric powder along with onion. saute.
  3. Add potato and vegetables. Saute well and add all the spices into it.
  4. Remove water from rice and dal and add it into cooker.
  5. Now add 4 cups of boiling water into it and close the lid of cooker.
  6. Cook it until 4-5 whistle. Let it be cool for some time until all steam comes out of cooker.
  7.  Serve hot with curd/raita, papad and pickle.


You can plus minus the vegetables and other ingredients i.e. soya chunks, peanuts, spinach, methi etc. according to availability at your home.

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