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Khichdi Plain



Khichdi is a popular dish in India. It is a simple dish made with rice and lentils, cooked together with spices and herbs. It is usually served with a side of yogurt or pickle. Plain khichdi is a comfort food that is easy to digest and is often eaten when someone is feeling unwell.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

1 cup

Moong Dal

1/2 cup

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 cups



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.

Step 3:

Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

Step 4:

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

Step 5:

Add turmeric powder, salt and water.

Step 6:

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

Step 7:

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

Step 8:

Serve hot with pickle or raita.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 26580 users have chowed down on Khichdi Plain a whopping 41222 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Khichdi Plain, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in february.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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