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Bengali-Style Khichuri (Khichdi) Recipe

Bengali-Style Khichuri (Khichdi)
How To Make Bengali-Style Khichuri (Khichdi)

About Bengali-Style Khichuri (Khichdi) Recipe: Comforting, quick, easy and irresistibly delicious, this Bengali-style khichdi is a must-try for your next meal.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Bengali-Style Khichuri (Khichdi)

  • 1 Cup gobindobhog rice
  • 1/2 cup dry roasted moong dal
  • 2 Potatoes, large cubes
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Whole dry red chillies
  • 1-2 Cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 Green cardamoms
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp jeera powder , roasted
  • 2 Green chillies, slit
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • to taste salt and sugar
  • 4 tbsp ghee

How to Make Bengali-Style Khichuri (Khichdi)

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Take the rice and roasted dal in a container and clean them well in running water. Keep them aside to drain the excess water.
Heat ghee in a kadhai and add bay leaf, red chilli, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom one by one and let them temper.
Now, add the potatoes, cauliflower and peas and fry. Add the ginger paste and tomato to it and fry well.
Add the dal-rice mix and green chillies and mix everything together. Also add turmeric powder, salt and sugar to it. Fry the whole mix for 4-5 minutes.
Now, put the gas on medium flame and add 2 cups of water to it and close the lid. Let it take its time to cook.
Once the water is soaked and the dal and rice turn fluffy and soft, add the roasted jeera powder and mix.
Garnish it will a spoonful of ghee and serve.
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