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Vaghareli Khichdi (Spicy Khichdi with vegetables)

By: Mr Shah of BOGOTA, US

Combination of rice and vegies authentic gujarati style

Filed in Rice Dishes

Serves 2 people

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  • 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

Latest Comments

By Mr Shah on 9/12/2011 9:47:00 AM

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

By Mayask on 9/11/2011 1:21:00 AM

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

By Divya on 7/15/2010 10:19:00 PM

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


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