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Mag ni Dal ni Khichdi

Bindiya Sharma
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Mag ni Dal ni Khichdi RECIPE

A comforting and quick one pot meal that is served with dollops of ghee and spiced buttermilk. A firm Gujarati favourite, every Friday is Khichdi day!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup rice
  2. 1 cup Split Green gram(Mung dal, split)
  3. 1 tablespoon ghee
  4. 1/4 teaspoon crushed black pepper
  5. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  6. chilli powder to taste
  7. 1 small cinnamon stick
  8. 1 bay leaf
  9. salt to taste


  1. Combine the picked green gram and rice and soak together for 30-40 minutes.
  2. Heat ghee over low flame in a pressure cooker, add the Cinnamon stick, bay leaf, turmeric and black pepper. Next add in the soaked rice and dal.Saute briefly.
  3. Season with salt and red chilli powder, next add 4-5 cups of water.
  4. Pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  5. Serve with more ghee on top, some buttermilk, pickle and papad on the side.

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