Moong Dal Kichdi

3-4 servings

1/2 cup Paras moong daal (yellow lentils)

1/2 cup Paras basmati rice

1.5 tbsp butter oil (desi ghee)

1/2 tsp Paras cumin whole

1 pinch asafoetida powder (haldi powder)

1/4 tsp Paras turmeric powder

1/2 tsp Paras garam masala

Salt as required



12 minutes preparation time

1) Heat 1.5 tbsp desi ghee in a pressure cooker. Add the cumin seeds. Let the cumin seeds splutter before you continue.

2) Add the lentils and rice and 4 cups of water to the pressure cooker.

3) Mix in the asafoetida, turmeric powder and salt. 

4) Close the lid of your pressure cooker and boil on a medium to high flame for 8 to 10 minutes.

5) Open the lid, add garam masala and top with some desi ghee.

5) Serve with curd and pickles


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