Humble Kitchdi

Easiest, yummy food :)


Washed rice - 3/4 cup
Washed moong dhal - 1/4 cup
Potato - 1, skinned and cubed
Onion - 1, sliced
Green chilli - 1, split into two
Garlic - 1 pod, smashed
Jeera - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Water - 4 cups
Turmeric powder, Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp each
Salt - to taste
Ghee - 2 tsp


Heat the oil in a cooker. Add jeera. As they splutter, add the garlic, chilli and onion. Saute for a min. Add the potatoes, rice, moong dhal and fry for another 2 mins. Add turmeric and chilli powder. Add salt to taste. Add water and mix well. Pressure cook till the rice is finely done (about 15 mins). Open the cooker, once all the pressure is down and mash the rice mix well. Serve hot topped with ghee :)


  1. Khichdi looks so comforting in that bowl!

  2. I always wanted to try kitchidi, still havent, sounds simple indeed and delicious!

    1. thank you! its my favourite..end up making every week!!


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