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Kuttu Khichdi Recipe

Kuttu Khichdi
How to make Kuttu Khichdi

Kuttu, also known as buckwheat, is used to create a flavourful vrat-friendly snack to enjoy. Buckwheat is a pseudocereal and it is gluten-free. It is one of the few grains that can be eaten during Navaratri fasting.

  • Total Cook Time 20 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Kuttu Khichdi

  • 2 Tbsp Crushed roasted peanuts
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Green Chillies (chopped)
  • 1/2 inch Ginger (chopped)
  • 2 medium potatoes, chopped in small cubes
  • 1 cup kuttu / buckwheat
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Rock Salt as required
  • 1 tbsp Chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Kuttu Khichdi

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Heat ghee or oil in a pan or pot. Add the cumin and saute till they crackle.
Then add the green chili and ginger and saute for a few seconds.
Add the potato cubes and saute for 2 to 3 minutes till the potatoes become crisp from the edges. Stir often. Its better to chop the potatoes in smaller cubes, so that they cook faster.
Add the ground peanuts and saute for half a minute. Later add the rinsed buckwheat. Stir well and saute for 1 to 2 mins.
Add the water, sugar, salt.
Stir and cover the pan and allow the buckwheat to simmer on a low flame.
Cook till all the water is absorbed and the buckwheat has cooked well.
Add coriander leaves and give a final stir.
Serve buckwheat khichdi hot or warm drizzled with lemon juice.
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