Delicious shahi khichuri ( a yummy rice preparation from bengal)

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Basmati Rice 150 gram

Whole mung bean dal 100 gram

Bengal gram dal 50 gram

Whole red chilly 2

Cardamom 2 whole

Cinnamon 1 inch stick

Tomato 1 big chunks

Carrot 1 big chunks

Potato 1 big chunks

Peas 1/2 cup

Cauliflower 6 big florets

Cumin seed 1/4 teaspoon

Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

Chilly powder 1/4 teaspoon

Cumin powder 1/4 tea spoon

Coriander powder 1/4 tea spoon

Salt to taste

Sugar 1 teaspoon

Fresh coriander leaves 1/2 cup coarsely chopped

Mix raisin

Graram masala 1/2 teaspoon

Clarified butter 1 tablespoon

Soya or vegetable oil 3 tablespoons

Water 2 glass


  • Cut and wash all the vegetable. Mix all the dal and rice and wash it. Heat oil in a pan and then break the whole red chilly little bit add it with whole cardamom, cinnamon and cumin seeds.
  • When they start to crack add all the spices and tomatoes , vegetables , rice, daal , salt mix well and then pour two glass of water. Mix well.
  • Put the lid and let it cook for 10 to 12 minutes or till the rice and dal are well cooked. Then add sugar ,chopped coriander, gram masala powder , fried coconut, cashew and raisin and at last a sprinkle a spoon full of clarified butter.
  • Mix well. Your delicious pure vegetarian delicious khichuri is ready. This is a whole meal you can have it for lunch and dinner with fried eggplant or potato or simply relish this Indian delicacy.
  • Though the list of ingredient is bit long but once your prepared it is just few minutes job.


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