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Masala Vegetable Khichdi | One Pot Dish w Rice n Dal


Rice – 1 glass
Split green moong dal – ¾ glass
Mixed vegetables – 2 cups (carrot, potato, peas, beans)
Black chana(soaked) – 2 tbsp.
Tomato – 1 chopped
Ginger – 1 tbsp.
Peppercorns – 5 or 6
Turmeric – a pinch
Green chillies – 2
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp.
Bay leaves – 2
Cloves – 3
Mace – a small piece
Ghee – 2 tbsp.
Oil – 2 tbsp.
Coriander – a handful
Salt to taste
Water – 4 to 4 ½ glasses

masala vegetable khichdi
masala vegetable khichdi


  1. Wash and soak the rice and dal for an hour.
  2. In a pressure pan, add in a tbsp of ghee and oil and once hot, add in the masala items.
  3. Now add in the ginger and green chilli and saute.
  4. Next add in the vegetables and soaked black chana. Stir well. Cover and cook for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add in the tomatoes and mix well. Add in salt, turmeric and chilli powder.
  6. Now drain the water and add in the soaked rice and dal. Carefully mix and cover for a minute for the flavours to combine.
  7. Next pour in the water and allow to simmer. Check for salt and add in if necessary.
  8. Just before closing the lid, add in the coriander and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  9. Once the pressure subsides, open the lid and pour a tbsp. of ghee. Cover for a couple of minutes.
  10. Fluff up the mix with a fork and serve hot.

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