5 Deliciously Simple Khichdi recipes

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Khichdi is definitely the desi version of comfort food. Whether you have a fever or a stomach upset or are just in a gloomy mood – khichdi always makes you feel better. This one pot meal is also perfect for days when you want to enjoy a piping hot meal without toiling in the kitchen. Spike it up or keep it simple serve with papad and achar or dahi and salad – khichdi can be a lot of fun too!  On sanjeevkapoor.com we have some delicious khichdi recipes that guarantee minimal effort and maximum satisfaction. Here are our top 5 favoruite khichdi recipes.

Palak Khichdi

This one is may sound boring but it far from that. The bright green colour and delicious taste of the butter garlic and onion tadka in which the khichdi is cooked makes this one a delight to eat!


Guinness World Record Khichdi

It is the same khichdi recipe that won us a Guinness World Record at World Food India , so it is definitely worth a try! Made with a delicious mix of healthy nutritious Indian grains like bajra, jowar, ragi rajgira, spices, vegetables and ghee – it is tasty and loaded with desi nutrients.


Bhog Khichdi

Bhog khichdi or khichuri is a Bengali classic, a must have especially during durga puja. Made with a mix of rice, dal and plenty of veggies it makes a filling meal – partly because of the large spoonfuls of ghee that go into it!


Bohri Khichdi

This khichdi has all the elements of a good biryani minus all the effort that goes into making one. Basmati rice and toor dal khichdi with chunks of succulent mutton and flavourful spices – this khichdi is every non vegetarians delight.


Hare Moong ki Chass wali Khichdi

A light and refreshing khichdi, it is made with simple ingredients that are easy to digest. Green gram, buttermilk and mild spices cooked with rice, green peas and cauliflower. Serve it with some pickle and papad for a meal that is simple, tasty and healthy.


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.