Pulao Khichdi Recipe - Khichdi with a twist.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Rice, Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

यह रेसिपी हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए Click Here

Pulao Khichdi

Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Pulao Khichdi Recipe - How to make Pulao Khichdi


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Rice soaked1 cup

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 1/4 cup

  • Pure ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves torn2

  • Cloves 2-3

  • Cauliflower florets cut into small pieces 6-8 large

  • Carrots cut into 1 inch pieces 1 1/2 medium

  • French beans cut into 1 inch diamonds 6

  • Shelled green peas 1/4 cup

  • Green chillies slit2

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Dry roast the moong dal in a non stick kadai till brown. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker. Add the bay leaves and cloves.

Step 2

Add the cauliflower, carrots and French beans and sauté till brownish in colour. Add the peas and mix well. Add the rice, green chillies, salt and turmeric powder.

Step 3

Mix well. Add the roasted dal and six cups of water.

Step 4

When the mixture comes to a boil, put the lid on and cook under pressure till pressure is released three to four times (three to four whistles). Serve hot.

Liked this recipes, Rate us :