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Friday, December 17, 2010

Masoor Dal/Red Lentil Khichdi


1/2 cup Rice
1/2 cup Masoor dal(Red lentils)
1 medium size onion
1 chopped green chilly
1/2 cup green peas (Optional)
Chopped coriander leaves (cilantro)
2 small size tomatoes
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste (Optional)
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2-3 tablespoon oil
Salt to taste
½ teaspoon Coriander powder
Pinch of red chili powder
Pinch of turmeric
1 cups of water

Preparation Method
  • Wash Rice and Masoor dal together and keep it aside for 10mins 
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker or pan with lid and add cumin seeds, chopped green chilies and chopped onion. Sauté until golden brown 
  • Add green peas and sauté for 1min and add chopped tomatoes(or pureed) 
  • Now add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder and mix well 
  • Add washed rice and Masoor dal, mix again 
  • Finely add water and close the lid. 
  • Once cooked garnish with chopped coriander leaves 
  • Serve with yogurt, Raita  or butter/ghee


Claudia said...

This is packed with so many flavors that I love. Always looking for new ways to prepare lentils. And in these deep, dark days - it just warms me to look at it.

Sabby said...

Thanks so much Claudia :)

Medeja said...

I love masoor dal and recipe sounds nice, so its a recipe that Im really going to try :)

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