Tuvar Dal Ki Khichdi Recipe by Vari Shah 492 days ago

Tuvar Dal Ki Khichdi
It is a combination of two staple ingredients - cereals and lentils. They account for their protein content and nutrition needed for both young and old.

Preparation Method

  1. Separately wash, both the rice and dal*. Soak for 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. On a low flame, heat ghee in a pan. Add cinnamons, cloves and asafoetida. Sauté. Add the dal, turmeric and chilli powders, water and salt. Boil for 10 minutes. Add the rice. Cover and cook till the grains are tender and well cooked.
  3. Serve hot with melted ghee, kadhi, papad, or methi ka masala.
    Additional Note
  • *Wash oily tuvar dal in warm water before soaking.


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Serves : 6
Ready In : 25 Minutes
Level :
Tithi :
Cuisine :
  1. 1 cup rice (basmati or parimal)
  2. 3/4 cup split pigeon peas (oily)
  3. 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder (optional)
  4. 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  5. 1/4 teaspoon carom seeds (optional)
  6. pinch of asafoetida
  7. 3 cinnamon sticks
  8. 3 cloves
  9. 2 tablespoons ghee
  10. 4 1/2 cups water
  11. salt to taste

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  1. Sadi Kadhi