Gujarati Khichu Recipe


Flour potatoes    :-  1 lb

Tamarind pulp  :-   1 tbsp

Water  :-   ¼ cup

Black Mustard seeds :-  ½ tsp

Brown sugar  :-   2 tsp

Ghee or oil :-  11/2 tsp

Cayenne  :-   ½ tsp

Ground coriander  :-  one tsp

Ground turmeric :-  ½ tsp

Green chilies  :-   2 nos, fresh

Ground cumin   :-    one tsp

Salt   :-  one tsp

Desiccated coconut :-   2 tbsp


1)    Take the Rice and Moong dal, wash and soak it. Drain the water.

2)    Take a bowl; put the rice and dal along with peppercorns, turmeric powder, salt and 4.5 cups of water.

3)    Pressure cook all of these for close to 3 to 4 whistle. Keep it aside for 20 mns for the steam to be released.

4)    Once done, remove it from pressure cooker, to this add Ghee. Mix it well. This can be served with papads or Kadhi.

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