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Khichadi is a popular dish in India. It is a simple dish made with rice and lentils, and is often served with a variety of accompaniments such as pickles, chutneys, and yogurt. It is a comfort food for many, and is often eaten for breakfast or lunch topped with a little ghee. There are many variatons of khichdi across India and it can be made healthy by adding greens and mixed vegetables to it..

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

1 cup

Moong Dal

1/2 cup

Turmeric Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Mustard Seeds

1 teaspoon

Ginger, grated

1 teaspoon

Green Chillies, chopped



2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon


2 cups



Step 1:

Wash and soak the rice and dal together for 15 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker.

Step 3:

Add the cumin and mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 4:

Add the ginger and green chillies and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the soaked rice and dal and stir for a few minutes.

Step 6:

Add the turmeric powder, salt and water and stir.

Step 7:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 8:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and fluff the khichadi with a fork.

Step 9:

Serve hot with yogurt or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 60547 users have chowed down on Khichadi a whopping 107178 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Indore, Mumbai, Lucknow, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Khichadi like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Khichadi, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Khichadi is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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