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Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe

Masoor Dal Khichdi
How to make Masoor Dal Khichdi

Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe Dal is staple in indian household, and masoor dal khichdi is comfort food for many of us. Masoor dal recipe is very easy to make and you can pair with roti or rice.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Masoor Dal Khichdi

  • 1 Cup masoor dal
  • 1 cup rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp haldi
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • Fresh coriander leaves (for garnish)

How to Make Masoor Dal Khichdi

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First, rinse the masoor dal and rice separately under running water until the water runs clear. Soak them in water for around 30 mins.
Now, heat some ghee in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter. Add chopped onions and saute until they turn golden brown in colour.
Next, add ginger-garlic paste and saute for another minute or so. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft.
Drain the water from the soaked dal and rice and add them to the cooker.
Add haldi, garam masala, and salt. Mix well. Now, add 4 cups of water and combine everything together.
Cover the lid and allow it to cook on high heat for two whistles, then reduce the heat and cook for another 10 mins.
Once done, stir well and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot and enjoy!
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