Khichdi | How to make Khichdi

By Mukti Sahay  |  24th Jan 2018  |  
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About Khichdi Recipe


Khichdi, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Mukti Sahay. Khichdi is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Khichdi is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Khichdi by Mukti Sahay is perfect to serve 2 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Khichdi.


Ingredients to make Khichdi

  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • masoor dal + moong dal - 1/2 cup
  • water - 4 cup
  • Chopped onion - 1
  • ginger, garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green peas - 1/2 cup
  • cauliflower florets - 4
  • A whole dry red chilly - 1
  • cumin seeds - a pinch
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • oil - 1 tbsp

How to make Khichdi

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry cauliflower florets
  2. Clean and wash rice and dal.
  3. In a pressure cooker add rice, dal, ginger ,garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, peas, cauliflower and water.
  4. Close the cooker and steam it.
  5. When the cooker release the whistle switch off the gas.
  6. .After some time we open the cooker lid . add salt and mix well
  7. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and a whole dry red chilly to crackle
  8. Add onion and saute till onion turns golden brown and pour it over the khichdi.
  9. Serve hot khichdi with pickles and curd

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