Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onions

A simple recipe, Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe, is a wholesome khichdi that gets its flavors from the ghee tadka with garlic and onions. Serve the Khichdi along with dahi or just as is for a light dinner.

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Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onions
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Comfort food at it's best, this Lehsun-Pyaaz Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe is a light meal of whole masoor dal cooked along with rice until it is mushy and topped with a luscious tempering of onions and garlic fried in ghee with simple spices. A quick fix meal that can be put together with basic ingredients at home. 

You can choose to make the khichdi with any dal of your choice. 

Did you know: Red lentils are rich in fiber, which can improve your digestion process.  Masoor Dal also controls your appetite and can make you feel fuller for longer periods of time. This will help in stimulating your weight loss program in an effective manner.

It has a low glycemic index that makes it an effective food item for those suffering from diabetes.

Serve this Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onion along with Pudina & Dhaniya Raita Recipe and Aam Ka Achaar Recipe for a simple comforting weeknight dinner.

Take a look at some Khichdi recipes: 

  1. Gehun Ki Bikaneri Khichdi Recipe (Wheat Kernel And Moong Dal Khichdi)
  2. Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi Recipe
  3. Buckwheat Vegetable Khichdi Recipe

 

Course: Main Course
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For the khichdi
  • 1 cup Rice , washed and soaked
  • 3/4 cup Masoor Dal (Whole)
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 2 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Green Chillies , chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the tadka
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies
  • 6 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • 2 Onions , thinly sliced
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/3 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped

How to make Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onions

  1. To begin making the Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onion, heat a pressure cooker on medium flame, add the masoor dal, rice, tomato, ginger, green chilies, turmeric powder, salt and bay leaf.

  2. Add 4 cups of water and pressure cook the Masoor Dal Khichdi for 4 whistles and turn off the heat.

  3. Allow the pressure to release naturally. Set aside

  4. In a kadai, heat ghee on medium flame, add cumin seeds and red chilies, let them sizzle.

  5. Next add the chopped garlic and fry till it turns brown, this will take 2-3 minutes.

  6. Once the garlic is fried, add in the thinly sliced onions and saute for about 5 minutes until it gets caramelized. Turn off the flame, mix in the coriander leaves and set aside.

  7. Open the pressure cooker give the Masoor Dal Khichdi good stir.  Transfer the Masoor Dal Khichdi into a serving platter and spoon the Garlic and Onion Tadka to the Masoor Dal Khichdi. 

  8. Serve this Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onion along with Pudina & Dhaniya Raita Recipe and Aam Ka Achaar Recipe for a simple comforting weeknight dinner.

Tadkewali Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe With Garlic & Onions is part of the Mother's Day Recipe Contest 2018