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It is amazingly simple and tasty. It is a different version of khichadi than we regularly have. It is like dal bhat in which rice and dal are cooked together and tampered with different with spices. Enjoy Mirani khichdi.


  • Preparation time : 5 mts
  • Cooking time :  30 mts
  • Serves :  2 people


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/4 cup Moong dal
  • Hing
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Tomato finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Sambar powder


  • Mix rice and dal together, rinse in cold water and soak for 1 hour.
  • Now put rice and dal mixture in to pressure cooker.
  • Add finely chopped tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt to taste and mix well.
  • Add water enough to cook rice.
  • Pressure cook until 3 to 4 whistles until rice is completely cooked.
  • Now heat up oil in another pan. After oil is hot add mustard seeds, hing.
  • Let the mustard seeds crackle, now lower down the heat and add sambar masala.
  • Mix well and let masala cook for about a minute.
  • Now put tempering over cooked khichdi and mix well.
  • Add more water to adjust the consistency of khichdi and simmer over low heat for 10 more mts.
  • Serve hot with a pickle on the side!

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