Toordal chawal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - toor dal (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1/2 cup - rice (washed and soaked for 30 minutes)
  • 1 - onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 to 4 - green chillies, slit
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp - garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp each- cumin and mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - sambar masala
  • 1 - lemon juice extract
  • 2 to 3 pinches - asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 3 cups - water
  • salt to taste

How to Make Toordal chawal

  • Use a pressure cooker to make khichdi. Heat oil in the cooker, add seeds, and allow them to splutter. Add curry leaves, green chillies, ginger, and garlic, and stir.
  • Add onions and stir-fry till tender.
  • Add drained dal and rice, and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add all masalas and salt, and stir for another 2 minutes.
  • Add water with all the remaining ingredients except for the coriander.
  • Pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  • Keep it on low for 3 minutes.
  • Allow it to cool a little before opening the cooker.
  • Garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot with curd or chutney.

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