Gujarati khichdi recipe | How to make gujarati khichdi
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Gujarati khichdi recipe

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Main Course
Cuisine Gujarati, Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 151kcal
Author Kanan


For gujarati khichdi recipe:

  • ½ cup Short grain rice
  • ½ cup Chilkewali moong dal
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • a pinch or ⅛ teaspoon Hing (Asafoetida)
  • 3 cups Water


Making Gujarati khichdi recipe:

  • Take dal and rice in a pressure cooker.
  • Wash them well under running cold water or rinse them 3-4 times till water becomes clear.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and hing.
  • Add water and stir. Cover the cooker with lid and put the weight on.
  • Turn the heat on medium and let it cook for 3-4 whistles.
  • Let the pressure go down by itself then open the lid.
  • Rice and dal grains should be really soft. as you open it looks dry.
  • But once you stir it, khichdi will get slightly mashed and the consistency is loose.


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.8g | Protein: 4.4g | Fat: 0.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 591mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1.8g | Sugar: 0.2g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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