Gehun ni Khichiu

This is a typical Gujarati dish made with whole wheat flour. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Gehun ni Khichiu
Main Ingredients Whole wheat flour (atta), Cumin seeds
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Gehun ni Khichiu

  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons White sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon + for sprinkling
  • 1 teaspoon Green chillies finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped, 1 teaspoon + for garnishing
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • Clarified butter for drizzling


  1. Heat 5 cups water in a deep non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, carom seeds, sesame seeds, turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon chilli powder, green chillies, chopped coriander and salt, mix and bring to a boil.
  2. Add flour and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring continuously.
  3. Add remaining chilli powder and oil, mix well, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl, drizzle some clarified butter on top and sprinkle chilli powder. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1237
Carbohydrates 214.2
Protein 39.8
Fat 24.7
Other Fiber Zinc- 7.7mg