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Khichree is very healthy and easy to cook Dish. The garam masala with malka dal maked the Khichree a very nutritious dish.
  Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Masoor dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), washed and soaked together for 30 minutes in 2 cups water (Malka Dal)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), chopped
  Cinnamon 1 Inch, broken into pieces
  Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 6
  Cardamoms 4
  Peppercorns 6
  Bay leaf 1
  Grated coconut 2 Tablespoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

Mix oil, cummin seeds, onion, garlic, cinnamon, whole garam masala and bay leaf in a large bowl and microwave covered for 3 minutes.
Mix in the coconut and turmeric powder and microwave further for 1 minute.
Mix in the rice, dal with water and salt and microwave for 20 minutes.
If you prefer to have a mushy Khichree, pour in an additional cup of hot water, and microwave further for 5-7 minutes.
Let it stand for 5 minutes, then fork it to loosen up the grains of rice.
When reheating at the time of serving stir in 1/2 cup water and microwave for 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1562 Calories from Fat 394

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.5%

Saturated Fat 13.6 g67.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2137 mg89%

Total Carbohydrates 246 g82%

Dietary Fiber 41.5 g165.8%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 45 g90.5%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 46.9%

Calcium 35.9% Iron 87.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Khichdi Recipe