Masoor Dal Rice Khichdi

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15 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 13%
Carbs 65%
Fats 22%
Lactose Free
Low Fat
No Added Sugar
Gluten Free

Savoury and delicious, rich in protein & iron. This flavorful recipe can be had as a lunch or dinner dish. Its a quick and easy low fat and gluten free recipe.


  • 1/8 Cup Rice
  • 1/8 Cup Red Lentil (Masoor Dal)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • As Required Water


  • Step 1

    In a pressure cooker, heat ghee

  • Step 2

    Add jeera and allow to crackle

  • Step 3

    Add chopped onion, ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste and mix well

  • Step 4

    Add garam masala powder, haldi, salt, washed rice and add washed masoor dal

  • Step 5

    Then add water as required and chopped coriander leaves

  • Step 6

    Pressure for 2 whistles and allow it to cook until soft

  • Step 7

    Serve hot with an accompaniment

Healthy Twist

Increase Omega 3 & Boost Immunity by Adding a Tsp of Flax Seeds

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(106gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 16gm 5.7%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 6.2%
Protein 4gm 7.6%
Total Fat 3gm 3.3%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 103 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 30 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 18 minutes
  • Bicycling 14 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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