Dal Khichdi


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Dal Khichdi

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दाल खिचड़ी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 
દાલ ખીચડી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો 

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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!

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Dal Khichdi recipe - How to make Dal Khichdi

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Method
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  1. 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, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes,while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve immediately.
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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy320 cal
Protein12.4 g
Carbohydrates58.1 g
Fiber6 g
Fat4.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17.9 mg

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Dal Khichdi
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 on 12 Nov 18 04:09 PM


hello its a nice recipe can you low potesium recipe for my diet chart
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anu, Please avoid adding tomatoes and reduce the amount of toovar dal to make this recipe low in potassium content. Overall, it is better if you avoid consumption of dals and beans to maintain a low potassium diet.
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14 Nov 18 09:55 AM
Dal Khichdi
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 on 21 Oct 18 07:35 AM


I am following Tarla Ji''s recipes from last 16 yrs. Infact you can say that I have learnt to cook following her recipes and tips. I still have collection of the news paper cuttings of her recipes from Mumbai samachar. Miss you mam😔
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Neetal, We are glad to know that. Do try more and more recipes from our website and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
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22 Oct 18 09:43 AM
Dal Khichdi
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 on 12 Aug 18 11:27 AM


Dal Khichdi
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 on 14 Apr 18 12:04 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Annie, thanks for the feedback.
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09 Jul 18 02:19 PM
Dal Khichdi
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 on 20 Mar 18 08:26 PM


i tried with the same measurement bit spoiled, u have not mentioned the pressure of flame at the time of cooking i cookeded in low flame all got spoiled, what kind of rice we should use,what is the cup size
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kamlesh, Pressure cooker is on high flame always....any type of rice can be used sada or basmati as you like it...all our recipes are in standard measuring cups and sizes it is best to buy a set it will be easier for you to cook and follow recipes...and 1 cup is approx 200 gms...
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21 Mar 18 08:55 AM
Dal Khichdi
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 on 16 Mar 18 02:05 PM


Really loved the essence and taste.Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    We are delighted you loved the Dal Khichdi recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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16 Mar 18 02:49 PM
Dal Khichdi
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 on 09 Feb 18 10:00 AM


Dal Khichdi
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 on 12 Jan 18 03:53 PM


Dal Khichdi
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 on 16 Dec 17 08:34 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
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04 Jul 18 04:22 PM
Dal Khichdi
5
 on 30 Nov 17 01:28 PM


It''s delicious mam...
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