Ram Khichdi Recipe

Ram Khichdi Recipe
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Ram Khichdi is delicious and healthy food recipe from the Rajasthani cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Ram Khichdi by following this easy recipe.
Ram Khichdi Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.0 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 8
  • 1 cup Split Yellow Gram (yellow moong dal)
  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 cup Cauliflower Florets
  • 3 Brinjal, diced
  • 2 Potatoes, peeled and diced
  • ¾ cup French Beans
  • 2 Onions, diced
  • ½ cup Green Peas
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds (jeera)
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder (haldi)
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • ½ cup Ghee
  • Salt, to taste
  • 4 cup Water
How to make Ram Khichdi:
  • Wash and soak dal and rice for 10 minutes. Drain it and keep it aside.
  • Take a pressure cooker and heat ghee in it.
  • When hot, add the cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves and mix till the seeds start to crackle.
  • Now, put all the vegetables (brinjal, potatoes, green peas, French beans, onion and cauliflower florets), turmeric powder, chili powder, garam masala and salt in it and mix well again for 2 minutes.
  • Put drained rice and dal in it and stir well for 2 more minutes.
  • Add 4 cups of water in cooker, stir well and replace the pressure cooker lid.
  • Allow it to cook on medium flame, till it gives three whistles.
  • Remove from the flame and let the steam escape before opening the lid.
  • Serve hot with raita and pappad.