Masoor Dal Khichdi

  • 4.5
20 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
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 11%
Carbs 50%
Fats 39%
Gluten Free
One Pot Recipe
Recipe for Beginners

A hearty portion of the FitterEats Punjabi-Indian Masoor Dal Khichdi Recipe made from gluten-free, lactose-free and zero in trans fats ingredients is instantly satiating & energizing. Learn How to Make Masoor Dal Ki Khichdi & power up your lunch or dinner meals with this comfort food. Then, pamper a guest or yourself by serving a generous portion of this savoury dish that is rich in protein and fibre and iron. Pair this Masoor Dal Rice Khichdi with beetroot raita or cucumber corn raita for a perfectly balanced meal.



  • 1.5 Tbsp Basmati Rice
  • 1.5 Tbsp Whole Masoor
  • 1/8 Cup Onion (Julienne)
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato (Chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander (Chopped)
  • 1 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/2 Tsp Jeera
  • 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 3 No. Cloves
  • 3 No. Black Pepper
  • 1 No. Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tsp Ghee
  • As Required Water
  • 1.5 Tbsp Rice


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak 1.5 tbsp whole masoor for 15 min

  • Step 2

    Soak 1.5 tbsp basmati rice for 15 min

  • Step 1

    Place a pressure cooker on medium heat

  • Step 2

    To the heated cooker add 2 tsp ghee

  • Step 3

    Now add whole spices(3 black pepper, 3 cloves, 1 bay leaf, 1/2 tsp jeera and allow it to crackle

  • Step 4

    Add 1/8 cup julienne onions and saute till golden brown

  • Step 5

    Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/2 tsp green chilly paste, 1/4 tsp garam masala and mix it well

  • Step 6

    Add 2 tbsp chopped tomato, 1/2 tsp salt, and water as required

  • Step 7

    Add soaked masoor dal and bring to a boil

  • Step 8

    Now add soaked rIce, 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and mix well

  • Step 9

    Allow to cook for 3 whistles

  • Step 10

    Serve hot with curd, raita or chutney

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


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 14gm 5.1%
Dietary Fiber 3gm 9.8%
Protein 3gm 6.9%
Total Fat 5gm 6.8%

*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 119 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 35 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 20 minutes
  • Bicycling 16 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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