How to make Sabut Masoor Ki Khichdi -

Whole red lentils and rice cooked together with spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Whole Red Lentils, Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Sabut Masoor Ki Khichdi

Sabut Masoor Ki Khichdi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sabut Masoor Ki Khichdi Recipe

  • Whole Red Lentils 1/2 cup

  • Rice 1 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Cloves 2

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch stick

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Mix rice and lentils and soak in 4 cups of water for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Drain and set aside. Heat 2 tbsps ghee in a deep non stick pan, add cumin seeds, black peppercorns, cloves and cinnamon and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add ginger and green chillies and sauté for ½ minute.

Step 4

Add rice and lentils, turmeric powder, salt and 4 cups of water.

Step 5

Cover and cook on medium heat till done.

Step 6

Drizzle remaining ghee over the khichdi and serve hot.

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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 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.