Dewanee Khitchdi (A delightful blend of rice and pulses)

Dewanee Khitchdi (A delightful blend of rice and pulses)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 722


  • 1/4 cup Green gram whole moong, picked, washed
  • 1/4 cup Lentil masoor dal, picked, washed 1/4 cup (40 g) Split red gram (arhar dal), picked, washed
  • 1/4 cup Bengal gram chana dal, picked, washed
  • 14 oz Rice Basmati, washed in a number of changes of water, soaked in enough water to cover for 30 minutes, drained
  • 3 1/2 floz Vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger adrak paste
  • 1/2 tbsp Garlic lasan paste


  • Heat the oil in a deep pan; add green gram, lentil, split red gram, and Bengal gram; stir to mix well. Reduce heat and stir-fry for 5 - 7 minutes. Add 1 cup water and bring to the boil. Cook until the mixture is tender.
  • Add the salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ginger and garlic pastes; mix well. Add the drained rice and stir to mix well with the cooked gram.
  • Add 3 1/2 cups water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and cook until the rice is tender and the water is absorbed.
  • Cover with a tight lid and keep in a preheated oven (170°C / 325°F) for 10 minutes.
Calories: 722 kcal
Carbohydrates: 102 g
Protein: 15 g
Fat: 27g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 888 mg
Potassium: 498 mg
Fiber: 8 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 128 IU
Vitamin C: 2 mg
Calcium: 78 mg
Iron: 3 mg
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