Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi

Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi

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मसूर दाल एण्ड पालक खिचड़ी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 
મસૂરની દાળ અને પાલકની ખીચડી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો 

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Khichdi is a wonderful, versatile Indian food. It is satiating and easy to prepare, and fits perfectly into any meal, be it lunch or dinner. It also lends itself to a lot of innovation, and you can come up with varied versions with unique combinations of dals, veggies and spices. Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi is a very wholesome recipe, which includes healthy spinach and energy-giving potatoes along with simple spices. Indeed, it is fit to be called a meal in a bowl!

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Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi recipe - How to make Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup rice (chawal) , washed and drained
1/2 cup masoor dal (split red lentil) , washed and drained
1 cup chopped spinach (palak)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 cup peeled potato cubes
salt to taste

For Serving
fresh curd
  1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, green chilli paste and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the spinach and potatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes,while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the rice, masoor dal, salt and 3 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  6. Serve immediately with fresh curds.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy183 cal
Protein6.7 g
Carbohydrates29.9 g
Fiber3.4 g
Fat4.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A1036.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C6.7 mg
Folic Acid31.3 mcg
Calcium28.7 mg
Iron1.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium11.3 mg
Potassium63.4 mg
Zinc1 mg

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Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi
 on 10 Oct 16 12:46 PM

A somptous dish served with curds, it is very easy to prepare. A simple but delicious dish.
Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi
 on 15 Jul 16 08:42 AM

Just a nice khichdi recipe and doesnt take much time to cook and also taste great. I serve this with curds and papad and it is over within minutes.