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Mutton Khichda Recipe

Mutton Khichda
How to make Mutton KhichdaHow to make Mutton Khichda

Mutton khichda is a traditional Muslim dish made with rice, lentils, mutton and masalas.

  • Total Cook Time 50 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Mutton Khichda

  • 500 gms wheat (cracked and cooked tender)
  • 1 cup rice and channa dal (each)
  • 1 cup split arhar/tuar daal
  • 1 cup sabut masoor dal
  • 1 cup dhuli moong dal
  • 1 kg mutton
  • 1 cup oil
  • 5 cloves
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (broken)
  • 1 cup onions, chopped
  • 4 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • to taste salt
  • 2 tbsp ginger-green- chilli-coriander leaves paste
  • For garnishing: onions (fried brown and crisp), ginger(julienne), mint leaves and green chillies

How to Make Mutton Khichda

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Mix the rice and all the dals and then cook it in 3 cups of water and salt to taste till tender.
Heat oil, add cloves, peppercorns, cumin, cinnamon and saute till they change color a bit.
Add the onions, mutton, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and green paste.
Stir fry till meat is opaque, then cook in a pressure cooker till meat is tender.
Combine the meat, wheat and dal mixture, simmer for 2-3 minutes and serve garnished.
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