Masala Khichdi

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Chitra Sharma

I tried this recipe and my family loved it. It is the modification of the normal khichdi by adding herbs and spices which are not very common in khichdi. It is a north Indian dish.

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchandani

I made this as a side-dish for our dinner tonight. It was not bad, but not really as nice as I'd expected it to be. I would definitely add about 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder to this to change the colour from the dull one it had. I didn't have wheat germ on hand, so I had to omit that. It was allright as a side-dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a wok, add cumin seeds and let it splutter for few seconds.
  2. Add astefeodia, bay leaf, curry leaves.
  3. After the leaf change color add garlic and ginger,let it cook for sometime.
  4. The add onions, salt, chilli powder.
  5. Mix for few minutes till onions are slightly transparent.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients and water a little over twice the volume of rice.
  7. Transfer it in pressure cooker or rice cooker and cook till done.
  8. Serve hot with curd or any kind of raita.
  9. For decoration sprinkle the khichdi with chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves.

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