Masala Khichdi | How to make Masala Khichdi

By Rita Arora  |  17th Sep 2016  |  
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  • Masala Khichdi, How to make Masala Khichdi
Masala Khichdiby Rita Arora
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    4

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About Masala Khichdi Recipe

Its a complete meal and easy to cook.

Masala khichdi is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Masala khichdi in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. The Masala khichdi by Rita Arora has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Masala khichdi at home without any difficulty. Masala khichdi is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Masala khichdi would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Masala khichdi this weekend. Share your Masala khichdi cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Rita Arora for inputs. In case you have any queries for Masala khichdi you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Rita Arora. You can also rate the Masala khichdi and give feedback.

Masala Khichdi

Ingredients to make Masala Khichdi

  • 1 cup tuvar (arhar) dal, washed and drained
  • 1 cuprice, washed and drained
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 6 to 8 black peppercorns
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 green chilli, slit
  • 6 to 8 curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup beans finely chopped
  • 1 small potato finely chopped

How to make Masala Khichdi

  1. Combine the toovar dal, rice, turmeric powder, ¼ tsp of asafoetida, salt and 6 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 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 saut on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the remaining ¼ tsp of asafoetida, green chillies, curry leaves, onions and garlic and saut on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes, beans, potato, a little salt and chilli powder and saut on a medium flame for another 1 minute. Cover the lid and cook for 3-4 mins.
  6. Add the cooked rice-dal mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes,while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve immediately.

My Tip:

We can add the vegetables of our choice.

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