Moong dal ki Kichdi

A quick and healthy dinner option!

Moong dal ki Kichdi

Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 20 mins


A quick and healthy dinner option!


For tempering

To grind coarsely

For powdered spices

To serve


  1. Wash rice and dal well. Drain.

  2. Pulse together ingredients under 'to grind' to a coarse paste without adding water.

  3. In a pressure pan, heat ghee. Add the ingredients under 'for tempering' and let sizzle.

  4. Add in all the powdered spices and saute for 2 to 3 seconds only.

  5. Add the coarse ground mixture. Saute for 1/2 minute.

  6. Add rice, moong. Mix.

  7. Add 2.5 to 3 cups water, salt.

  8. Keep the lid and pressure cook for up to 3 whistles.

  9. Serve piping hot with curd and pickle.


If you want a moist consistency kichdi, add 3 cups water. Else 2.5 cups is sufficient.

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