Moong Khichdi Risotto

Indo Italian fusion - this moong khichdi risotto is a sure winner. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Moong Khichdi Risotto

Main Ingredients Whole green grams (sabut moong), Arborio rice
Cuisine Indo-Italian
Course Rice
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Moong Khichdi Risotto

  • ½ cup Whole green grams (sabut moong) soaked overnight
  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1-2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 7-8 Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 1 medium Onion finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese powder
  • for garnishing Fresh coriander sprigs


  1. Heat butter and olive oil in a deep non-tick pan. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter. Add cumin seeds and sauté for 10 seconds.
  2. Add green chillies and mix. Add curry leaves and sauté for 30 seconds. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add onion and sauté till translucent.
  3. Add Arborio rice and sauté for 1 minute. Add drained green gram, mix and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add salt, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add 3 cups water gradually, mix, cover and cook till rice is done.
  5. Add coriander leaves and parmesan cheese, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve hot garnished with fresh coriander sprigs.