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Rice Khichdi



Rice Khichdi is a popular dish in India and other parts of South Asia. It is a simple dish made with rice, lentils, and spices. It is usually served with a side of yogurt or pickle. It is a comfort food for many and is often eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It is also a great way to use up leftover rice and lentils. Rice Khichdi is a nutritious and filling meal that is easy to make and can be customized as per personal preferences.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

1 cup

Moong Dal

1/2 cup

Onion, chopped


Tomato, chopped


Green Chilli, chopped


Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Mustard Seeds

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste


2 cups



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 3:

Add chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 4:

Add chopped tomato, green chilli, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala. Sauté for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add the soaked rice and dal and mix well.

Step 6:

Add salt and 2 cups of water.

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 khichdi with a fork.

Step 9:

Serve hot with raita or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 39339 users have chowed down on Rice Khichdi a whopping 56813 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Rice Khichdi, our users are head over heels in january, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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