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Chane ki Daal ki Kichdi

Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • Two cups of Rice soaked for 15 minutes
    • 1 cup of chana daal soaked in water for 20 minutes at least
    • 2 Long / Cloves
    • 2 Tej Patta
    • 1 Big Cardamom/ Badi Elaichi
    • 1 tbsp of thinly sliced ginger
    • 3 thinly sliced green chilies
    • Salt and red chili powder to taste
    • Oil


    1. In a non stick deep dish pan or kadhai add 3 tbsp of oil.
    2. Add tej pata, ginger, cardamom, cloves and green chilies
    3. Now add rice and daal together without water.
    4. Add Salt and red chili powder and stir for 3 minutes.
    5. Now add 2 glass of water.
    6. Let the kichdi cook for 15 minutes or until kichdi is left without water.
    7. Serve hot with cool dahi ka raita.


    rashmi sharma

    hii.its nice can add fried onion nd potatoes,peas etc.isnt it?