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Hyderabad masoor dal Kichadi

hyderabad masoor dal kichadi
Today's recipe is a mild spicy,  Hyderabadi special Masoor dal kichadi. Basmati rice is cooked with masoor dal and vegetables.  Masoor dal helps to lower blood sugar and helps to control cholesterol. One of the healthiest , easiest and tastiest one pot meals. 

Here you go!!

hyderabad masoor dal kichadi

Recipe For :2

Preparation Time : 20 minutes


Basmati Rice                         - 1 cup
Masoor Dal                            - 1/2 cup
Big Onion                               - 2
Whole Garam Masala            - Each 2
Ginger - Garlic Paste             - 2 tsp
Green Chili                             - 2
Carrot                                     - 1 (medium size)
Potato                                     - 1 (medium size)
Chopped Cabbage                  - a handful
Water                                       - 6 cups
Salt                                          - As required
Turmeric Powder                     - 1/4 tsp
Curd                                         - 2 tbsp
Coriander Leaves                    - few
Mint Leaves                             - few
Oil                                            - 1 tbsp


  • Wash Rice and Masoor dal well. Soak both together in 6 cups of water 
  • Chop finely Carrot, Potato and Big onion. Slit Green chilies. 
  • Heat oil in a cooker. Add whole Garam Masala to it.
  • After a minute, add chopped onions and green chili. When the onions turn translucent add  ginger -  garlic paste..
  • Saute till raw flavor goes off and after that add chopped vegetables.
  • Add soaked Rice and masoor dal to the cooker along with the water.
  • Add also curd ,enough salt and Turmeric Powder. Add also coriander and mint leaves
  • Cook it for a whistle.
  • Traditionally it is served with Till Ka Khatta.
  • Enjoy your kichadi!!