Khichini is rice mixed with split green moong dal, it can be eaten plain with curds and pickle or with any curry.


1 cup rice
1/4 cup split green moong dal (you can use upto 1/2 cup)
1 tbsp ghee
2 1/2 cups water
salt to taste


  1. Soak the rice and split green dal together in water for half an hour.
  2. Wash the rice and place it in a pan with the water, salt and ghee.
  3. Bring it to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and cover the pan and cook till the rice is done.
  5. Serve hot.

Curries served with Khichini
Sai Bhaji
Turi Ji Bhajji

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Alpa said...

this is what my mom used to make after a trip away from home. everytime! i still love it for it's simplicity and great taste! thanks for sharing, it really looks good!

Mythreyee said...

The split moon dal recipe is so simple and healthy.

ranji said...

have never heard of khichini...!!!!it's so simple and healthy!!!love it..

Divya Vikram said...

looks yummy and simple to prepare..will try sometime

Medhaa said...

Thank you so much everyone, yes t is simple, tasty and healthy. I love it when its hot and accomplished with Curds. Please do try and this.

Cham said...

So simple and healthy rice! Nice one to share with us :)

Meera said...

We make similar chilkewali khichdi. But I loved the name khichini more!:-) All your recipes are so delicious!

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