Arhar Dal Ki Khichdi

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About Arhar Dal Ki Khichdi

Khichdi is a dish made from Lentil and Rice. Khichdi is one pot comfort and healthy meal. A simple arhar dal khichdi best serve with pickle, sliced onion tempered with sliced garlic and chopped onion. Khichdi is one of the most common Indian food made often in most homes. Arhar dal khichdi is a great option for quick lunch or dinner. usually arhar dal khichdi serve with plain curd and mango pickle. you can also garnish with onion rings and lemon slice.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time40 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 10 minutes
Served AsLunch
Servings - 4


  • 1/2 cup Arhar Dal split red tuar dal
  • 2 cup Rice
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 4 no Whole red chilli or mirch lal sookhi mirch
  • 8 cloves Garlic or lahsun lahsun ki kali
  • 1 large Onion or pyaz pyaz
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Powder or haldi haldi powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chili Powder or mirch lal mirch powder
  • 2 Tbsp Clarified Butter or ghee desi ghee
  • slice Lemon green chili, pickle for serving


  • Wash the dal and rice soak in water for 1/2 hour then drain water completely. Peel and thinly slice the onion and garlic.
  • Boil the khicdi in cooker with 3 glass water, After a boil discard the dirt then add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder. Lower the flame cover and cook the khichdi for 15 minutes.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan add cumin seeds let them crackle then add garlic, onion fry until golden add broken whole red chili and switch off the flame quickly, reserve some tadka for garnish.
  • Open the lid and pour the tadka on khichdi. Garnish with remaining tadka, onion rings, lemon slice, green chili, Serve hot with pickle.
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