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Vaghareli Khichdi (Spicy Khichdi with vegetables)

Combination of rice and vegies authentic gujarati style

Recipe by Mr Shah of BOGOTA, US

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 1/2 cup moong dal
    • 1/2 cup rice jasmine or basmati
    • 1/2 cup green beans chopped into 1 inch pieces
    • 1/2 cup green peas
    • 1 small potato cut into cubes
    • 1/2 cup carrots chopped
    • 2 tea spoons butter/ghee
    • 1 tea spoon salt & 1 medium size onion

    For Masala:

    • 2 small green chilies
    • 1/2 tea spoon ginger paste
    • 1 small bunch chopped cilantro
    • A few curry leaves
    • 2 inch cinnamon piece broken into smaller bits
    • 4 cloves
    • 1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds/jeera
    • 1/4 tea spoon turmeric



    1. Wash rice and moong dal in running water. Soak in 2 cups of water and keep aside.
    2. In a big pan, heat butter /ghee. When it is hot,  add all the masalas and stir-fry for about a minute.
    3. Add  rice and mung dal along with the water. Stir in vegetables and salt.
    4. Increase the heat to medium high. Let the khichdi boil for 3 minutes.
    5. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and cook for 8-10 minutes until khichdi is cooked. Khichdi is done when all the water is absorbed.
    6. Enjoy it with yogurt or potato curry


    Mr Shah

    I am Glad you guys liked it. Enjoy and be happy


    Hi ! Mr . Shah , Tried this Khichdi yesterday with little changes . Very delicious . Thank you .



    Hello, my family loves this khichdi.I am adding tuvar dal and and moong fada along with other dal and rice.