Vegetable Khichdi Recipe - Tasty khichdi with vegetables in it.

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Main Ingredients : Basmati rice, Split red lentil (masoor dal)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Rice

Vegetable Khichdi

Vegetable Khichdi Recipe - how to make Vegetable Khichdi


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Basmati rice 2 cups

  • Split red lentil (masoor dal) 1/4 cup

  • Onions, peeled2 medium

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Sweet potato finely chopped1 medium

  • Carrot finely chopped1 small

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) finely chopped4-5

  • Green peas 1/2 cup

  • Pure ghee shelled3 tablespoons

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns 6-7

  • Cinnamon 1 inch sticks

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Tomato sliced1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coconut milk 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Soak rice and dal in four cups of water for half an hour. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

Slice one onion and chop the other. Heat sufficient oil in kadai. Deep fry sliced onion till golden brown.

Step 3

Remove and drain on absorbent paper. Deep fry sweet potato, carrot and lady finger, one by one, till light golden.

Step 4

Drain on absorbent paper. Heat pure ghee in pan. Add caraway seeds, peppercorns, cinnamon, cloves and bay leaf.

Step 5

Add chopped onion. Sauté for half a minute and add fried onion and turmeric powder. Add rice and dal. Sauté for three to five minutes.

Step 6

Add coconut milk and salt. Add sweet potato, carrot, lady finger and green peas.

Step 7

Stir well and add three cups of water.

Step 8

Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook, covered, for ten to fifteen minutes. Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.

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