Vegetable khichdi | How to make Vegetable khichdi

By Swati Das Patnaik  |  17th Jul 2016  |  
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About Vegetable khichdi Recipe

Spiced moong daal khichdi with mixed vegetables.I love this khichdi, my nani's signature dish.

Vegetable khichdi, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Vegetable khichdi is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Swati Das Patnaik. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Vegetable khichdi is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Vegetable khichdi recipe by Swati Das Patnaik. Vegetable khichdi can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Vegetable khichdi just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Vegetable khichdi can serve 3 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Vegetable khichdi.

Vegetable khichdi

Ingredients to make Vegetable khichdi

  • ½ cup moong dal..
  • ½ cup rice, you can add any rice, regular short or medium grained rice or even basmati
  • 1 small to medium sized onion/pyaaz, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sized tomato/tamatar, chopped
  • ½ inch ginger/adrak, finely chopped or grated
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/2 cup carrot chopped
  • 1 potato chopped
  • 1 small green mirch/hari mirch, chopped
  • ¾ tsp cumin seeds/jeera
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder/haldi
  • Pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • 3.5 cups water - for a more thin consistency, add 4 to 4.5 cups water
  • 1.5 tbsp oil or ghee
  • salt as required
  • 3-4 beans chopped

How to make Vegetable khichdi

  1. Rinse and wash moong lentils and rice together, soak both of them for 30 minutes in water.
  2. Hat 2 tbsp ghee or oil in pressure cooker. add cumin. when cumin splutters then add onions.
  3. Saute onions till translucent. no need to make onions light brown or golden brown.
  4. Once the onions becomes translucent, then add tomatoes, green chilli and ginger.
  5. Stir and add turmeric powder and asafoetida. saute till the tomatoes softens.
  6. Then add all vegetables..saute for 5 minutes.
  7. Drain the rice and moong lentils and add them to the pressure cooker.
  8. Stir for a minute. pour with water and season with salt.
  9. Close the lid tightly and pressure cook the khichdi on a high flame for 6-7 whistles.
  10. Once the khichdi is cooked then top it with ghee while serving. (optional)

My Tip:

Serve khichdi with curd/pickle/papad.

Reviews for Vegetable khichdi (4)

Shanmuga Priya2 years ago


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Shereen Fatima2 years ago

comfort food at its best..looks lovely dear

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