Dal Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

Dal Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal

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An elaborate yet easy khichdi that makes a wholesome and delicious meal, the Dal Khichdi is made of toovar dal and rice combined with not just whole spices but also onions, garlic and tomatoes. This imparts a tangy twist to the khichdi making it holistic in terms of taste too. When you don’t have time to prepare a kadhi, you can just serve this with curds and papad, and there you have a sumptuous dinner on the table!

Recipe Description for Dal Khichdi

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Makes 4 servings
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For the dal khichdi

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}dal khichdi{/span}, combine the toovar dal, rice, turmeric powder, ¼ tsp of asafoetida, salt and 5 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the cloves, cinnamon, peppercorns, red chillies and cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the remaining ¼ tsp of asafoetida, green chillies, curry leaves, onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes, a little salt and chilli powder and sauté on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
  6. Add the cooked rice-dal mixture and 1 ¼ cup water. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes,while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve the {span class="bold1"}dal khichdi{/span} immediately.
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