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Mung Dal Khichdi



Mung Dal Khichdi is a traditional Indian dish made with mung dal (split mung beans) and rice. It is a comforting and nutritious dish that is often served as a main course. The dal and rice are cooked together with spices, herbs, and vegetables to create a flavorful and hearty meal. Mung Dal Khichdi is a great source of protein, fiber, and other essential vitamins and minerals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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mung dal

1 cup

basmati rice

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

green chillies, chopped


onion, chopped


tomatoes, chopped


garam masala

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 cups



Step 1:

Wash and soak the mung dal and basmati rice for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker.

Step 3:

Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 4:

Add ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, onion, tomatoes and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and salt and mix well.

Step 6:

Add the soaked mung dal and basmati rice and mix well.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and mix well.

Step 8:

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

Step 9:

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

Step 10:

Serve hot with curd or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 34778 users have chowed down on Mung Dal Khichdi a whopping 67253 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 Mung Dal Khichdi like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Mung Dal Khichdi, our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in february.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Mung Dal Khichdi is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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