urad dal khichdi for babies & toddlers


urad dal khichdi

urad dal khichdi is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, urad dal khichdi has always been everyone’s favourite. This recipe by parveen is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The urad dal khichdi recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing urad dal khichdi is 04 hour and the time taken for cooking is 30 mins. This is recipe of urad dal khichdi is perfect to serve 3 peoples. urad dal khichdi is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love urad dal khichdi. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking urad dal khichdi by commenting on this page below!

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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 1.5 tbsp. rice (refer notes)
  • 1.5 tbsp. urad dal (refer notes)
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp water (refer notes)
  • 2 to 3 tbsp. veggies (non starchy)
  • generous pinch of jeera / cumin or powder
  • salt as needed
  • Ghee as needed

How to make the recipe

  1. Wash rice and dal together and soak for about 4 hours. Drain and set aside.

method 1

  1. On a low flame pressure cook rice, dal and veggies with 1 cup plus 2 tbsp water for 2 whistles.
  2. When the pressure goes off, mash the rice well. Add ghee, salt and cumin powder.

method 2 (for fussy kids)

  1. Heat ghee in pressure cooker, add cumin and allow to splutter.
  2. Add drained rice and dal . Saute in ghee for 1 to 2 minutes until the dal smells good. Add veggies.
  3. Add 1 cup plus 2 tbsp water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  4. When the pressure goes off, mash and add salt.

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