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Dimer Khichuri

Dim Die Moosor Daler Patla Khichuri

Dim Die Moosor Daler Patla Khichuri

This is absolute life saviour onepot meal by my Ma. I'm a true lover of any kind of Khichuri( it's Bengali khichuri not khichdi). So she knows my choice of favourite meal. Whenever she has not much time to prepare a good meal, makes this for me. She makes with an ease, no grinding, not much effort she does, just few handful of ingredients and 30 minutes only she takes to make it and serve. In my childhood when it's winter night or heavy raining outside, just asked me if I wish to have 'Dimer Khichuri' or not and my answer was always yes. Today it's also heavily raining outside and hubby is not at home, he went for a conference at early morning, it's me and chomchom only. So thought of making quick lunch with 'Dimer Khichuri' so we both can have this. So here is the result. Quickly check out the recipe below.
Dimer Khichuri


  • Plain regular rice 1 cup, washed under tap water
  • Masoor dal Or red lentil 2/3 cup, washed under tap water
  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon(no salt if cooking for your baby under 1yr)
  • Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin or jeera powder 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons
  • Green chili 2 to 3
  • Ginger, grated 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic, grated 3 cloves
  • Onion, chopped 1 medium
  • Tomato, chopped 1 medium
  • Salt to taste(no salt if cooking for your baby under 1yr)
  • Egg 2, omelette with lots of onion, chili and little salt

About Recipe

Yields »


Preperation Time »

10 Minute(s)

Cooking Time »

20 Minute(s)

Dimer Khichuri

Steps to Prepare

  • Take a pressure cooker, add rice dal salt turmeric cumin powder and 2 cups of water, pressure cook up to 2 to 3 whistles and keep aside.
  • In the meantime heat mustard oil in a wok, add broken chili, grated ginger & garlic and fry for 2 to 3 seconds, now add chopped onion and fry again. Add tomato and cover the pan to make the tomato soft and lower the heat for 30 seconds. Uncover the wok, you will see the tomatoes are soften now. Fry everything for few seconds.
  • Now open the cooker and add the boiled dal n rice into the wok, add some warm water too and cook covered for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes open the cover add the omelette you made earlier and boil with the khichuri for 2 to 3 minutes. Check the salt, add if needed. You may add sugar, but I don't.
  • Serve immediately.Enjoy.......................
Dimer Khichuri
Dimer Khichuri

Dimer Khichuri
Dimer Khichuri