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Moong Dal Khichdi



is a popular Indian dish made with rice and moong dal (split yellow lentils). It is a comfort food that is often served with yogurt or pickle. It is a nutritious dish that is high in protein and fiber. It is also a great source of vitamins and minerals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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moong dal

1 cup

basmati rice

1 cup


2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

green chillies, chopped



1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, chopped


tomatoes, chopped



2 cups

Salt to taste

Fresh coriander leaves, chopped



Step 1:

Wash and soak the moong dal and rice for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, onion and tomatoes. Saute for a few minutes.

Step 4:

Add the soaked moong dal and rice and mix well.

Step 5:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste.

Step 6:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 7:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and fluff the khichdi with a fork.

Step 8:

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 15425 users have chowed down on Moong Dal Khichdi a whopping 24005 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Lucknow, Pune, Indore, Mumbai, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Moong Dal Khichdi like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Moong Dal Khichdi, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Moong Dal Khichdi is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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