There is something very comforting about a piping hot plate of khichdi that we keep going back to it every now and then for a quick lunch or dinner. Whether we are exhausted after a long day at work or simply craving for something hot and wholesome, khichdi has been a saviour on many such days. A one-pot rice and lentil dish, besides being a quick and easy rescuer, is also served on a variety of festive occasions such as Makar Sankranti and Durga Puja bhog. In many homes, it is also one of the first solid foods for babies, besides being a comfort food during fever, indigestion and many such illnesses. Perhaps that is why it has earned its place in the coveted list of superfoods!
There has been countless innovative khichdis that are not just satiating but also tantalising to our taste buds! From a combination of wholesome dals to addition of crunchy veggies and mouth-watering spices topped with fiery tadka, khichdi has become one versatile dish. And to make it all the more interesting, we've got another stellar version of khichdi that you won't like to miss!
Aloo Khichdi Recipe
Aloo khichdi is a simple recipe made without any cereal or pulses but with 'parsai ke chawal', which are often used in the fasting meals, combined with potatoes, cumin, cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon, salt and chilli powder. Aloo ki khichdi, besides being a delicious lunch meal can also be made if you are fasting on any occasion such as Navratri. The subtle spices make it a tantalising affair and potatoes ensure you are well-satiated for long.
Find the full recipe of aloo ki khichdi here.
Try this quick and easy khichdi recipe at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.