The Healthify Food Library

The Healthify Food Library




Khichri is a popular dish in South Asia, especially in India and Pakistan. It is a combination of rice and lentils, cooked together with spices. It is usually served with yogurt, pickles, and other accompaniments. It is a comfort food for many people, and is often eaten for breakfast or lunch.

Macronutrients Breakdown

The Healthify Food Library


The Healthify Food Library


The Healthify Food Library


The Healthify Food Library



Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with Khichri

Chat with our coaches to find out how.




Basmati Rice

1 cup

Moong Dal

1/2 cup

Turmeric Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon

Red Chili Powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Garlic Paste


2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon


2 cups

Chopped Cilantro

1/4 cup



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Heat ghee and oil in a pressure cooker.

Step 3:

Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

Step 4:

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder and salt.

Step 6:

Add the soaked rice and moong dal and mix well.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and stir.

Step 8:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles.

Step 9:

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

Step 10:

Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot.

Did you know?

The Healthify Food Library
How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 10246 users have chowed down on Khichri a whopping 16198 times.

The Healthify Food Library
Where was it consumed the most?

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

The Healthify Food Library
When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Khichri, our users are head over heels in june, but the interest cools down in november.

The Healthify Food Library
Who preferred this food the most?

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

Don't deprive yourself of Khichri

Enjoy it guilt-free by talking to our nutrition coaches today.

Frequently Asked Questions