Char Dal Ni Khichdi

Healthy khichdi recipe made with 4 types of dals. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Main Ingredients Split pigeon peas, Split green gram
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Rice
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Char Dal Ni Khichdi

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Split pigeon peas soaked
  • 3/4 cup Split green gram
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Split red lentil (masoor dal) soaked
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Split field beans (val ki dal) soaked
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 6-8 Cloves
  • 2 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 3-4 Black cardamoms
  • 2 medium Onions sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger chopped
  • to taste Salt


  1. Heat one tablespoon ghee in a pan, add cloves, cinnamon, black cardamoms and onions and sauté till onions turn brown. Add ginger and turmeric powder and mix well. Add rice and all the dals and sauté for three to four minutes. Add salt and four cups of water.
  2. When the mixture comes to a boil, lower the heat, cover and cook till done. If the khichdi looks too dry, sprinkle a little water, cover and cook for five more minutes. Sprinkle remaining ghee and serve hot with thick yogurt and pickle.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1337
Carbohydrates 191.8
Protein 35.2
Fat 47.7
Other Fiber Zinc- 2.4mg