Kishwan Khichuri Mix 500g

Kishwan Khichuri Mix 500g
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Khichuri, also spelled as Khichdi or Kichuri, is a popular one-pot dish in South Asian cuisine, particularly in India and Bangladesh. It is a comfort food made by cooking rice and lentils together with mild spices. Khichuri can be a simple, nutritious, and easily digestible meal, and it often serves as a go-to dish during times of illness or as a part of festivals and celebrations.

Here is a basic recipe for making Khichuri:


  1. Gobindobhog, Chinigura, Kalijeera Rice: 1 cup
  2. Yellow Lentils (Moong Dal or Red Lentils): 1/2 cup
  3. Mixed Vegetables: Carrots, peas, potatoes, etc., chopped - 1 cup
  4. Onion: 1, finely chopped
  5. Tomato: 1, chopped
  6. Green Chilies: 2-3, chopped (adjust to taste)
  7. Ginger: 1 tablespoon, grated
  8. Turmeric Powder: 1/2 teaspoon
  9. Cumin Powder: 1 teaspoon
  10. Coriander Powder: 1 teaspoon
  11. Cumin Seeds: 1 teaspoon
  12. Bay Leaf: 1 or 2
  13. Cinnamon Stick: 1-inch piece
  14. Cloves: 3-4
  15. Ghee (Clarified Butter): 2 tablespoons
  16. Salt: to taste
  17. Water: 4-5 cups


  1. Wash Rice and Lentils: Wash the rice and lentils together in cold water until the water runs clear.

  2. Sauté Aromatics: In a large pot, heat ghee. Add cumin seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon stick, and cloves. Sauté until the spices release their aroma.

  3. Add Vegetables: Add chopped onions, green chilies, and grated ginger. Sauté until the onions turn golden brown.

  4. Add Spices: Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder. Mix well.

  5. Add Rice and Lentils: Add the washed rice and lentils to the pot. Stir to coat them with the spices.

  6. Add Vegetables and Water: Add chopped tomatoes, mixed vegetables, and salt. Pour in 4-5 cups of water and bring it to a boil.

  7. Simmer: Once it starts boiling, reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let it simmer until the rice and lentils are cooked and the khichuri reaches a porridge-like consistency. Stir occasionally.

  8. Check Seasoning: Adjust salt and spices according to taste.

  9. Serve: Serve hot khichuri with a dollop of ghee on top. It can be accompanied by yogurt, pickles, or a side salad.

Khichuri can be customized based on personal preferences. Some variations include adding different vegetables, using different lentils, or adjusting the spice level. It's a versatile dish that is not only comforting but also provides a good balance of carbohydrates and proteins.


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