How to make Khichda -

Mutton cooked with broken wheat, lentils and masalas to make a wholesome dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Boneless mutton (हड्डी रहित मटन), Broken wheat (dalia)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Mutton

For more recipes related to Khichda checkout Mutton Curry, Haleem, Kadai Gosht Hussainee, Mutton Khichda . You can also find more Main Course Mutton recipes like Andhra Style Mutton Curry Bhindi Gosht Anardana Pahadi Mutton Khichra


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Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Khichda Recipe

  • Boneless mutton cut into small cubes 250 grams

  • Broken wheat (dalia) soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Tata Sampann Meat Masala sachet 1 (20 gram

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chilli paste 2 teaspoons

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked and drained 2 tablespoons

  • Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal) soaked and drained 2 tablespoons

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) soaked and drained 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt beaten 1 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves 15-20

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mutton stock 4 cups

  • Fried onions 3/4 cup + for garnish

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Rogan 3 teaspoon for drizzling

  • Fresh mint sprig for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add mutton cubes and sauté on high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 2

Add Tata Sampann Meat Masala and mix well. Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste, Bengal gram, green gram, black gram, broken wheat and mix well.

Step 3

Add salt, yogurt, mint leaves and mix well. Add turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add garam masala powder and mix well. Add mutton stock and mix well.

Step 5

Add fried onions and mix well. Adjust seasoning. Cover and pressure cook till the pressure is released for 7-8 times.

Step 6

Open the lid once the pressure is completely reduced and mash the mixture.

Step 7

Place back on heat, add milk, remaining fried onions, rogan and mix well.

Step 8

Drizzle rogan, garnish with fried onions and mint sprig and serve hot

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.