Guajarati Khichdi Recipe

Guajarati Khichdi Recipe
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Guajarati Khichdi is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Guajarati Khichdi by following this easy recipe.
Guajarati Khichdi Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 3
Calories Per Serving 285
  • 1 cup Rice
  • ½ cup Moong Dal
  • Oil
  • 1 to 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • ½ tsp Mustard
  • ½ tsp Jeera
  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 2 Potatoes (chopped)
  • 1 cup Peas
  • 2 Carrots (chopped)
  • 1 Eggplant (brinjal) (optional)
  • 1 cup Black Eyed Peas (frozen or boiled)
  • ½ cup Tovar Dana (frozen)
  • 5 Green Chilies (crushed)
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • ¼ cup Raw Peanuts (optional)
  • Cilantro (chopped) (coriander leaves)
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
How to make Guajarati Khichdi:
  • Soak the rice and dal for about ½ hour.
  • Add about 1 tsp oil in frying pan or in a heavy bottom vessel.
  • Add the cinnamon, mustard seeds and jeera.
  • After the mustard seeds pop, add the onions and sauté for few minutes till the onions turn golden brown.
  • Add asafoetida and all the vegetables and sauté for a few more minutes.
  • Add the crushed green chilies, the garlic paste and the ginger paste and sauté for few mins.
  • Add the soaked rice and dal in to it. You can also add the peanuts at this time.
  • Add about 3-4 cups water, depending on how you like the khichdi consistency to be.
  • Add some chopped cilantro and some garam masala.
  • Close the vessel with a tight lid and leave to cook for about half hour till the rice and dal are done to a nice mashed mix.
  • The dish is ready to serve
Serve it hot.