7 Popular Khichdi Recipes From Across India

Feb 02, 2023 18:44 IST
Khichdi is a staple in India. Cooked with dal, chawal and a host of spices, khichdi spells comfort for all. Khichdi is also extremely versatile and offers a host of health benefits. Here, we bring you a list of popular khichdi recipes from across India that you should definitely try.
  • Khichdo, Gujarat

    It is believed that the founder of Ahmedabad, Sultan Ahmed Shah I, was so fond of khichdi that he used to have it every day. It is prevalent all over the state now and comes in different forms such as sweet and savoury. Click here for recipe
  • Bajra Khichdi, Rajasthan

    Unlike in other parts of India, where rice is the main ingredient in khichdi, Rajasthani khichdi is made of bajra (millet). It is commonly served with accompaniments like garlic chutney, home-made pickles and curd. Click here for recipe
  • Bisi Bele Bath, Karnataka

    Quite similar to khichdi, it is made with rice, lentils, mixed vegetables and an aromatic spice mix. Top this spicy and slightly tangy dish with a generous drizzling of desi ghee and relish its taste. Click here for recipe
  • Khichuri, West Bengal

    Khichuri, as popularly known by the locals, has a porridge-like texture and is made with rice, moong dal, ginger and oodles of desi ghee. It has a slightly sweet taste and is best enjoyed with tomato chutney and fried Hilsa fish. Click here for recipe
  • Keema Khichdi, Andhra Pradesh

    Keema khichdi is the only non-vegetarian version of khichdi on the list. It looks quite similar to Hyderabadi biryani and Keema khichdi is typically served with 'khatta', a tangy side dish that is somewhat similar to salan.
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