Rice Kichedi


Rice Kichedi

A combinaton of rice and red gram with a touch of spice
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 5 people



  • Wash the dal & cook with a little turmeric powder.
  • Do not discard the water used to cook the dal. Keep it in a vessel.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry the onions & spices till the onions are brown.
  • Add the slit green chillies, mint & half of the coriander leaves, salt, garlic & ginger paste & fry for 2 mins.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes.
  • Add the washed drained rice & fry for a few mins.
  • Add the cooked dal and mix well.
  • Add the 3 cups of water and cook for 8 - 10 minutes. (Measure the dal water along with plain water to make 3 cups)
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • :- Serve hot.
  • Note : Pls use the same cup for measuring the rice, red gram(dal) and water.
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Response (2)
  1. N
    N.Nalini June 8, 2006

    You can cook in coconut milk instead of water, it will taste better.

  2. a
    annie January 6, 2005

    very tasty.really good for kids.

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