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Vegetable Khichdi

Tasty khichdi with vegetables in it

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings : 4

Vegetable Khichdi

Main Ingredients

Basmati rice, Split red lentil (masoor dal)





Level Of Cooking


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  • Basmati rice
    2 cups
  • Split red lentil (masoor dal)
    1/4 cup
  • Onions, peeled
    2 medium
  • Oil
    to deep fry
  • Sweet potato finely chopped
    1 medium
  • Carrot finely chopped
    1 small
  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) finely chopped
  • Green peas
    1/2 cup
  • Pure ghee shelled
    3 tablespoons
  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera)
    1 teaspoon
  • Black peppercorns
  • Cinnamon
    1 inch sticks
  • Cloves
  • Bay leaf
  • Tomato sliced
    1 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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