Home / Recipes / Moong dal khichdi

Photo of Moong dal khichdi by Romil Vaswani at BetterButter

Moong dal khichdi

Romil Vaswani
30 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Read Instructions Save For Later

ABOUT Moong dal khichdi RECIPE

Easy, simple, digestive recipe & one of the most comfort food both for lunch and dinner

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Pressure Cook
  • Basic recipe
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup rice
  2. 3/4 cup moong dal
  3. 1 table spoon green peas
  4. 2 tomatoes chopped
  5. 1 onion chopped
  6. 1 green chilli chopped
  7. Small piece of ginger crushed
  8. 1 Whole red chilli
  9. 1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds
  10. 1/4 tea spoon red chilli powder
  11. 1/4 tea spoon haldi powder
  12. 1/4 jeera powder
  13. 1/4 tea spoon Garam Masala
  14. salt as per taste
  15. Ghee / clarified butter 1 table spoon
  16. 6 cups water


  1. Soaked both rice and dal for 1/2 HR before you start making khichdi
  2. Take a pressure cooker add ghee or clarified butter wait till ghee gets hot
  3. Once ghee is hot add cumin seeds let it splutter
  4. Now add onions, whole red chilli, Green chili and ginger
  5. Saute for two minutes
  6. Now add chopped tomatoes and green peas and mix well
  7. Now add all the masala's & salt except garam masala and cook it for 2 to 3 minutes until tomatoes become little soft
  8. Now add both dal and rice mix well
  9. Now add the garam masala mix well
  10. Add the water
  11. Please check the seasoning after adding water
  12. Now closed the pressure cooker 3 whistle on high flame 5 minutes on low flame
  13. Off the gas and don't open the pressure cooker till it loose all the pressure

Reviews (2)  

How would you rate this recipe? Please add a star rating before submitting your review.

Submit Review
Sankari Ray
Sankari Ray   Jul-15-2019


Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Feb-01-2018

Simple yet delicious.

Similar Recipes

A password link has been sent to your mail. Please check your mail.