Dal Khichdi
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Indian Dal Khichdi- Easy & Healthy One-pot Comfort Food of Spiced Lentil & Rice

This is an easy one pot dish where rice and lentils are cooked together.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish, Rice & Biryani
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Easy Less than 30 minutes Recipe, Indian Dal
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Ipsa Faujdar


To Pressure Cook


  • 2 tbsp Ghee or clarrified butter
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Powder
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Crushed or grated finely
  • 3 Garlic pods Chopped or minced
  • 4 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Red Chilli Powder


  • Wash dal and rice thouroughly & if possible soak for 10 minutes in water. Put them in a pressure cooker. Add salt and turmeric powder. Add chopped tomatoes.
  • Add water as per the consistency required. The ratio+ (Dal+Rice) : Water should be 1:4.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Wait till cooker opens up and then prepare the tampering.
  • heat a small pan. put ghee on it. Once ghee is hot add asafoetida powder and cumin seeds and let it crackle. keep flame on low. Add chopped garlic, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves. Saute for a minute till they turn light brown.
  • If oil or ghee is excess hot then turn off the gas and immediately add red chilli powder, coriander powder. Mix well. Add the tampering to the pressure cooked khichdi. Mix well and serve hot.
    Dal Khichdi
  • Dal Khichdi