Khichdi | How to make Khichdi

By Om Books International  |  19th Jul 2016  |  
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About Khichdi Recipe

Our desi khichdi turns firangi and how! Made using arborio rice with traditional Indian flavours, the CDH khichdi gives other rice preparations from around the world a run for their money. Truly the food for your soul.

Khichdi is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Khichdi is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Khichdi by Om Books International will help you to prepare the perfect Khichdi in your kitchen at home. Khichdi needs 5 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Khichdi. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Khichdi. In case you have any questions on how to make the Khichdi you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Om Books International. Khichdi will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


Ingredients to make Khichdi

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 and ½ teaspoons garlic paste
  • 1 carrot, peeled & finely diced
  • 1/4 cup broccoli florets
  • 5-7 French beans, strung & diced
  • 1 small red capsicum, finely diced
  • 1 small yellow capsicum, finely diced
  • 1 small green capsicum, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 4 cups vegetable stock, hot
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon clarified butter (ghee)
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 dried red chillies, broken into pieces

How to make Khichdi

  1. Heat oil in a large heavy pan over medium heat and add onion and chillies. Sauté till the onion turns translucent.
  2. Add ginger and garlic pastes, and vegetables and sauté till the vegetables are slightly tender.
  3. Add turmeric, coriander powder and Arborio, and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes. Keep stirring in small batches of stock at regular intervals till the rice is cooked through and creamy.
  4. Add salt and remove from flame.
  5. Heat the clarified butter in a small pan over medium heat and add garlic and red chillies. When the spices crackle, pour clarified butter over the prepared khichdi.
  6. Serve hot with any raita of your choice.

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