Mirani Khichhdi

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Mirani khichhdi

This amazingly simple and tasty Khichhdi recipe is provided by Bina Makhija,who is one of the earliest member of Sindhunagar.com.Her contribution of recipes goes back to the days when this site was still in its nascent stage
Thanks Bina, for sharing this recipe.Keep the good work going:)

Note: This is a different version of khichhdi compared to normal khichhdi that we all know about. Channa dal and dhuli Moong daal can also be added along with Toor and Masoor daal, adjust the proportions of dal as per your requirement and taste.

Mirani Khichhdi
Recipe type: Rice recipe
Serves: 2
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Flavorful lentil khichdi, pressure cooked !
  • Toor Daal    ¾ cup
  • Masoor Daal(red)  ¼ cup
  • Rice   ½cup
  • Tomatoes finely chopped  2 medium sized
  • Curry leaves   - few
  • Turmeric Powder  ¼ tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder   1tsp
  • Salt     To taste
  • Mustard Seeds   ¼tsp
  • Oil for tempering  3tbsp(or less)
  • Hing   ¼ tsp
  • Sambhar Powder  2tsp
  1. Soak rice and dal together for ½ an hr.
  2. Take water in a pressure cooker enough to make khichhdi, put salt, turmeric and red chilli powder
  3. Add in soaked daal and rice stir, add chopped tomato, curry leaves and mixproperly
  4. close the cooker and let it pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistle
  5. Take it off the fire and let the steam release on its own, when all the pressure is released, open the lid and mash daal and rice with a wooden masher
  6. Add more water if needed to get liquid consistency for khichhdi.
  7. Give it a boil before tempering, for tempering heat oil in a small pan add hing to it, put in mustard seeds, when crackle add in Sambhar powder and pour this tempering over the khichhdi.
  8. Serve hot with fried chips or papad.

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9 thoughts on “Mirani Khichhdi

  1. Great recipe, thanks for sharing this with us.

  2. I just came across ur blog for black channa gravy and started looking at all the post!! i tried this recipe today and was wondering if my mom would like and she kept telling quantity more than required!! but not after it was prepared!! She liked it alot!! and even i kept licking it to check salt bfr tempering!! It turned out awesome Thanks for this recipe Its going to be a hit here after at my house 🙂

  3. […] is the quick and tasty time saving recipe that I use a lot these days.I got this recipe from Alka’s place last year as I was looking for simple yet filling one pot meals.I must have made this loads […]

  4. i tried your kichdi and it was very yummy alka. it tasted very much like sambar rice.. just the way i like it. 🙂 thx for the recipe.

  5. will try this tonight.

  6. LAL KARAMWANI says:

    Love to make this khichdi, nice one sunita good to taste after making. My regular dish in my real life by now. Thanx again.

  7. Beautiful picture! I am going to try it tonite. Thanks.

  8. Thanks Sunita,
    Since this one comes from Bina,so i will pass on your THANKS to her:-)
    Bye and keep Visiting

  9. excellent khichdi pls keep sharing thanks

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