Dal Khichdi 4 ways 4 तरह की खिचड़ी Masala Khichdi Khichuri healthy recipe

One of the healthiest recipes in our Indian cuisine is Khichdi. And there is no one method to make it..In fact there are several variations across the country. Here are 4 of them. How many more do you know?

30-35 minutes
2-4
Indian
Dal Khichdi 4 ways 4 तरह की खिचड़ी Masala Khichdi Khichuri healthy recipe Recipe - Ranveer Brar

Ingredients

For Roasting Moong Dal

1 cup Yellow Moong dal, पीली मूंग दाल

1 ½ tsp Ghee, घी

 

For Khichdi

1 cup Roasted yellow moong dal, भुनी हुई पीली मूंग दाल

2 cups Govind bhog rice (any short grain rice) गोविंद भोग चावल

5-6 cups Water, पानी

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

1 Green chili, broken into half, हरी मिर्च

 

For Plain Khichdi

½ tbsp Ghee, घी

½ tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

¼ tsp Asafoetida, हींग

⅓ cup Water, पानी

1 cup Prepared Khichdi, तैयार की हुई खिचड़ी

 

For Garnish

1 tsp Ghee, घी

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

Papad, पापड़

 

For Masala Khichdi

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

6-7 Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

1 tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

A pinch of asafoetida, हींग

½ inch Ginger, chopped, अदरक

1 medium size Carrot, dice, गाजर

1 medium size Tomato, chopped, टमाटर

1 tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर

4-5 French beans, chopped, फ्रेंच बींस

 

1 ½ cup Water, पानी

2 tbsp fresh Green peas, हरे मटर

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

2 Green chillies, chopped, हरी मिर्च

1 ¼ cup Prepared Khichdi, तैयार की हुई खिचड़ी

1 tbsp fresh Coriander leaves, chopped, धनिया पत्ता

 

For Garnish

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

 

For Bisibele Bhat Style Paste

1 ½ tsp Ghee, घी

1 tsp Chana dal, चना दाल

1 tsp White urad dal, उड़द दाल

1 ½ tbsp Coriander seeds, धनिया की बीज

1 tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

¼ tsp Dry fenugreek seeds, मेथी दाना

2 Green cardamom, हरी इलायची

2-4 Cloves, लॉन्ग

8-9 Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

1 inch Cinnamon stick, दालचीनी

½ cup fresh Coconut, grated, नारियल

1 tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

¼ tsp Asafoetida, हींग

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

1 inch Ginger, peeled (optional) अदरक

 

For Bisibele Bhat Style Khichdi

1 ½ tsp Oil, तेल

2-4 Button chillies, बटन मिर्च

1 sprig Curry leaves, करी पत्ते

¼ cup Prepared Paste, तैयार किया हुआ पेस्ट

⅓ cup Water, पानी

2 tbsp Carrot, peeled, dice, गाजर

2 tbsp French beans, chopped, फ्रेंच बींस

1 ¼ cup Prepared Khichdi, तैयार की हुई खिचड़ी

½ tsp Sugar, चीनी

¼ cup Water, पानी

 

For Bisibele Bhat Style Tadka

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

2-3 Button chilli, बटन मिर्च

7-8 Cashewnut, काजू

salted Boondi, खारी बूंदी

 

For Garnish

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

Process

For Roasting Moong Dal

  • In a pan, add yellow moong dal and roast it on medium flame for 4-5 minutes.
  • Now, add ghee and roast until moong dal turns golden in color.
  • Transfer it into a bowl and keep aside for further use.

 

For Khichdi

  • Now, take any type of short grain rice. Wash it 2-3 times.
  • In a large bowl, add roasted moong dal, washed rice and water.
  • Transfer the moong dal and rice mixture into a pressure cooker and add water gradually.
  • Now, add salt to taste, turmeric powder and green chillies.
  • Close the lid and cook until 3-4 whistles.

 

For Plain Khichdi

  • In a shallow pan, add oil, once it gets hot add cumin seeds, asafoetida let it splutter well.
  • Add water. Now, add prepared plain khichdi and mix everything well.
  • Now, cook for a while, transfer it into a serving dish, garnish with coriander sprig and papad.
  • Serve hot.

 

For Masala Khichdi

  • In a shallow pan, add oil, once it gets hot, add black peppercorns, cumin seeds, asafoetida and ginger. Sauté it for 15-20 seconds.
  • Now, add carrots and cook it for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, degi red chili powder, coriander powder, french beans, water, green peas, salt to taste and green chillies.
  • Now, add prepared plain khichdi and coriander leaves. Mix everything well.
  • Cook until all vegetables are well cooked, once vegetables cook well, switch off the flame.
  • Transfer it into a serving dish. Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

 

For Bisi Bele Bhaat Style Paste

  • In a shallow pan, add ghee, once it gets hot add chana dal, urad dal, coriander seeds, cumin seeds. Sauté it for 5-10 seconds.
  • Now, add fenugreek seeds, cardamom, cloves, black peppercorn and cinnamon sticks. Roast it for 10-15 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Transfer it into a bowl and add coconut, degi red chili powder, asafoetida, turmeric powder and ginger.
  • Transfer this mixture in a blender and blend until smooth in texture.

 

For Bisi Bele Bhaat Style Khichdi

  • Now, in a saucepan, add oil, button chillies, curry leaves and prepared paste.
  • Saute it for 25-30 seconds.
  • Now, add water, carrot, french beans and prepared plain khichdi.
  • Add a pinch of sugar and mix everything very well.
  • Cook for a while and switch off the flame.
  • Transfer it into a serving bowl. Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

 

For Bisi Bele Bhaat Style Tadka

  • In a sauce pan add oil. Once it gets hot add button chillies and cashew nuts.
  • Pour the prepared tadka on khichdi.

 

For Bengali Style Khichdi

  • In a shallow pan add oil, cauliflower and potatoes, Roast until light golden in color.
  • Transfer it into a bowl and keep aside for further use.

 

For Bengali Style Paste

  • Now, in a bowl add ginger paste, salt to taste, turmeric powder, cumin powder, asafoetida, degi red chili powder, water and mix well.

 

For Bengali Style Khichdi

  • In a shallow pan add oil. Once it gets hot add cloves, cardamom, black peppercorn, bay leaf, cinnamon stick and prepared paste. Sauté until the raw smell of spices is gone.
  • Now, add green chillies, coconut, tomato, sauteed cauliflower and potatoes, green peas and a pinch of sugar. Mix everything well.
  • Add water and prepared plain khichdi. Mix it well.
  • Once all the vegetables cook well, switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot.

 

For Tempering Bengali Khichdi

  • In a sauce pan add oil. Once it gets hot add raisins and coconut.
  • Pour the tadka on the prepared khichdi.

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