Different dals, broken wheat, boneless mutton, and rice cooked with masalas to make this wholesome dish. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Main Ingredients Boneless Mutton, Broken Wheat
Cuisine Hyderabadi
Course Main Course Mutton
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Khichra

  • 400 grams Boneless Mutton cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Broken Wheat soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Split red lentil (masoor dal) soaked
  • 1/2 cup Broken wheat (dalia/lapsi) soaked
  • 1/4 cup Rice soaked
  • 4 tablespoons Pure ghee
  • 2 Stick Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • 6 Green cardamoms
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 3 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 Green chillies
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 cup Fried onions
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 Lemon cut into wedges


  1. Heat 2 tbsps ghee in a pressure cooker.
    Add cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms, ginger paste, garlic paste and mutton pieces and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  2. For vegetarians use soya nuggets in place of mutton.
    Add turmeric powder and 2 tsps red chilli powder and mix.
  3. Break 2 green chillies and add.
    Add chana dal, toor dal, urad dal and masoor dal and mix well.
  4. Add dalia, salt, ¾ cup fried onions and mix.
    Add 6 cups water and when the mixture comes to a boil add rice, 2 tbsps coriander leaves and 2 tbsps mint leaves and mix.
  5. Add garam masala powder and mix.
    Cover the cooker with the lid and cook under pressure till 6-7 whistles are given out.
  6. Let it stand for 15-20 minutes before opening the lid.
    By now the mutton will be very soft.
  7. Shred the mutton pieces and blend the mixture with a hand blender.
    Heat remaining ghee in a small non stick pan, add remaining red chilli powder and mix.
  8. Add this to the khichra and mix lightly.
    Transfer into a serving bowl, sprinkle remaining fried onions, remaining mint and coriander leaves and lemon wedges and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2142
Carbohydrates 114.7
Protein 127.4
Fat 147
Other Fiber Vitamin B1