Dal khichdi | Restaurant style Dal Khichdi | Dal khichdi Recipe | Dal Kichidi

Restaurant Style Recipes | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 5 Mins
  • Cook Time 30 Mins
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

  • For cooking Rice- Dal mixture:
  • ½ cup Moong Dal
  • ½ cup Rice
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 750 ml Water
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric
  • For Preparation of Khichdi:
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • ½ tsp Zeera
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 2 Green Collies slit
  • 2 piches Heeng
  • ½ cup Onion (chopped)
  • ½ cup Tomato (chopped)
  • 1 litre Hot Water
  • Kothmir (chopped) - a little
  • 1 tbsp Coriander (Dhanya) powder
  • ½ tsp Zeera Powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • Salt - To taste
  • Hot water - should be above litre
  • For the final seasoning:
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 Dry Chillies whole
  • ½ tsp Zeera
  • 1 tsp Garlic (Chopped)
  • ¼ tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder

Instructions

  1. Soak Rice and Dal for one hour. Boil it together with Salt, Haldi and Ghee in a Pressure Cooker. Cook till soft and mushy. Keep aside.
  2. Heat Ghee and fry Zeera, Ginger, Green Chillies, and Heeng.
  3. After the Zeera sputters and cooks a little, add sliced onions and fry till Onions change colour.
  4. Add chopped Tomato and cook till Tomatoes turn mushy. Add Turmeric, Zeera and Dhanya Powders and fry, taking care not to let the masalas get burnt.
  5. Mix the Rice into the fried masala with the help of a little hot water till it becomes smooth and soft.
  6. Add the rest of the hot water and cook for 4-5 minutes. Keep stirring constantly to prevent rice getting burnt at the bottom of the vessel.
  7. Add salt as required. Sprinkle chopped Kothmir and take the vessel off the flame.
  8. Heat Ghee and fry all the ingredients of the final seasoning till a burst of aromas emanates. Add Chilli Powder and pour the seasoning over the Khichdi. Serve piping hot.