Chilka Moongdal Khichdi

Chilka Moong dal Khichdi is very soft and tasty recipe and also very soothing and light recipe .Nice combinations of rice grains and legumes, can be prepared at any time in lunch or in dinner. This Chilka Moong dal Khichdi can be made with the combination of almost every daal i.e moong daal, green moong dal, chilka tuvar daal ,chana daal,urad daal or with a mixture of all daals/lentils.The ratio of daal and rice also depends on individuals choice. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Chilka Moongdal Khichdi
Main Ingredients Split green gram with skin (chilkewali moong dal)
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chilka Moongdal Khichdi

  • 1/2 cup Split green gram with skin (chilkewali moong dal)


  1. Soak dal and rice in four cups of water for one hour. Drain. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.
  2. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, green chillies, carrot and sauté for two minutes. Add dal and rice and mix well. Add salt, peppercorns and four cups of water.
  3. Cover the cooker with the lid and pressure cook till one whistle. Serve hot, may be with hot ghee.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1385
Carbohydrates 227.8
Protein 41.5
Fat 34.2
Other Fiber 14.9gm