Jul 6, 2010

Easy Dal Kichdi / Mixed Vegetable Lentil Rice

Preparation Time : 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Servings : 2


Rice - 1 cup
Yellow Moong Dal / Green Gram - 1/4 cup
Mixed Vegetables - 1 cup
( I used frozen cut veggies)
Tomato - 1 small finely chopped
Garlic - Finely Chopped - 1 tablespoon
Green Chilli - 2
Coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon finely chopped
Turmeric Powder - 1 teaspoon
Asafoedita - a pinch
Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Ghee - 1 teaspoon (optional)


Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pressure pan, add Cumin Seeds let it splutter.Add garlic,tomato, green chilli , rest of the veggies and saute for a minute.Add washed rice and dal along with 3 cups of water and pressure cook on low flame for 20 minutes or upto 4 whistles.Smear little ghee and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.

Tip: You can use vegetables like carrot, corn, beans, potato and peas.


  1. hey awesome yaar..yummy moong daal kichidi... i like very prepare many times..

  2. Hi...this is so yummy and beautiful click too...

  3. Thanks lavanya for the visit and joining...You have a very nice blog and wonderful recipe collections.Dal kichdi looks silky soft and yummy

  4. Oh, this sounds delicious and comforting. Thank you for sharing it w/ Two for Tuesdays this week (don't forget to add a link back so that others can find us, too!!) =) Lovely post...

  5. I could sooo eat this for breakfast... or lunch... or dinner. Thank you for contributing to Two for Tuesday.

  6. This has a lovely creamy look to it! thank you for sharing this with Two for Tuesdays!

  7. Oh Lav this is lovely! I don't have a pressure cooker, but I might try making it in a regular pot because it looks so delicious! I love rice and lentil dishes! Thanks so much for posting on the two for tuesday recipe blog hop! :) alex@amoderatelife


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