Grain Grain Khichdi

Grain Grain Khichdi

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Indian

Wheat replaces rice in this delightful khichdi


  • Wheat, soaked ½ cup
  • Split Bengal gram, boiled ½ cup
  • Oil 2 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds ¾ tsp
  • Green chilli, chopped 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Medium potato, boiled, peeled and chopped 1
  • Green peas, boiled ⅓ cup
  • Medium carrot, chopped ½
  • Rock salt ½ tsp
  • Peanuts 1 tbsp
  • Cashewnuts, roasted and chopped 1 tbsp
  • Cottage cheese (paneer), cut into cubes ½ cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add cumin seeds, green chilli and salt and saute till cumin changes colour.
  • Add potato, green peas and carrot and mix well.
  • Add wheat, split Bengal gram and 2 cups water and a little salt and mix. Cover and cook till wheat is done.
  • Add rock salt, peanuts and cashewnuts and mix. Add cottage cheese cubes and mix gently.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.