How to make Jain Gehu Ki Khichdi -

Cracked wheat and rice cooked together with moong dal, quite healthy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cracked Wheat (गेहूँ का दलिया), Basmati Rice (बासमती चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Jain Gehu Ki Khichdi

Jain Gehu Ki Khichdi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Jain Gehu Ki Khichdi Recipe

  • Cracked Wheat 1 cup

  • Basmati Rice 1/4 cup

  • Split green gram with skin (chilkewali moong dal) 1/4 cup

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Pure ghee 5 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Wash and soak the wheat, green gram split and rice separately for half an hour. Drain and mix. Heat three tablespoons of ghee, add cumin seeds and asafoetida. Add the drained grains and sauté for three to four minutes.

Step 2

Add five cups of water, salt and pressure cook till two whistles. Lower the heat and cook for another five minutes. Serve garnished with chopped coriander leaves and the remaining ghee.

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