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Vegetable Khichdi



Vegetable Khichdi is an Indian dish made with rice, lentils, and vegetables. It is a comforting one-pot meal that is easy to make and is packed with flavor and nutrition. The dish is usually served with a dollop of ghee (clarified butter) and a side of yogurt or pickle.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Basmati Rice

1 cup

Moong Dal

1/2 cup

Mixed Vegetables (Carrots, Beans, Peas, Cauliflower, etc.)

1/4 cup

Onion, chopped


Tomato, chopped



1 teaspoon

Garlic Paste

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

1/2 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Coriander Leaves for garnishing



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 let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add chopped onions and sauté till they turn golden brown.

Step 4:

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

Step 5:

Add chopped tomatoes and sauté till they turn soft.

Step 6:

Add all the dry spices and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the mixed vegetables and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 8:

Add the soaked rice and dal and mix well.

Step 9:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste.

Step 10:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 2-3 whistles.

Step 11:

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

Step 12:

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 23662 users have chowed down on Vegetable Khichdi a whopping 43039 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Vegetable Khichdi, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in april.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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