Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Mixed Veg Fried Khichdi

Nutritious,Healthy & Tasty Khichdi!!

My husband had tried this recipe which I suitably modified.


  • Rice-300 gms

  • Arhar dal-100 gms

  • Potato-2 pcs(medium size )

  • Peas-100 gms

  • Carrot-100gms

  • Beans-50 gms

  • Cauliflower-100 gms

  • Calabash(lauki)-100 gms

  • Tomato-2 pcs

  • Onion-100 gms or 2 pcs

  • Green chilli-3-4 pcs

  • Turmeric powder(haldi)-1/2 tsp

  • Garam masala-1/4 tsp

  • Red chilli powder-1/4 tsp

  • Cumin(jeera) seeds-1/2 tsp

  • Pure ghee-2 tbsp

  • Salt to taste

  • Water 650ml

  • Fried red chilli for decoration


  • Any seasonal vegetables can be used

  • To turn it into a non-veg dish,boiled chicken or boiled keema,sausages,etc(100gms) can be added in addition to vegetables.


  • Wash and soak the rice & arhar dal in water for half hour.Drain and keep aside.

  • Cut the onion into thin pieces and chop other vegetables into small pieces.Keep them aside.


  • Take pure ghee in a 3 litre cooker.Add cumin seeds & onion and fry it little.Add green chilli and other vegetables.Fry the mixture for 1-2 mins. 




  • Add salt,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,rice and arhar dal in cooker.Mix them thoroughly.Fry the mixture for 2 mins.

  • Add garam masala and water.Close the lid.

  • After first whistle,lower the flame and let it cook for 2 mins.

  • Close the flame and let the pressure be released.

  • Before serving decorate it with fried red chillis

  • Serve hot with taste enhancers

Taste Enhancers:

  • Curd or raita

  • Green pudina or coriander chutney

  • Papad and pickle

    If You Dont Like Plain Khichdi,

    Try this one!!!


  1. Wow!!!seems to be yummy wil try it some day...is it heavy or light dish...

  2. the dish takes less time to cook and is filling too...

  3. nice,proteinfull dish for persons,esp. in a hurry !!!!!!!!!

  4. have been neutral to khichdi always.but this recipe seems different n fruitful,will try t.please send more recipes.

  5. very tasty and interesting..