Mughlai Khitchdi (Rice cooked with green gram)

Mughlai Khitchdi (Rice cooked with green gram)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 374


  • 7 oz Rice Basmati
  • 2 1/2 oz Green gram moong daf
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Bay leaf tej patta

Grind to a coarse paste:

  • 1 oz Onions chopped
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 1 tsp Ginger adrak paste
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic lasan paste

Grind to a fine powder:

  • 1/2 tsp Black cumin shahi jeera seeds
  • 3 Cloves laung
  • 3 Green cardamom choti elaichi
  • 1 Cinnamon dalchini, 1 inch stick
  • 15 Curry leaves kadhi patta
  • Salt to taste
  • 12 Cashew nuts kaju, fried until golden


  • Wash the rice and green gram in a number of changes of water and then soak in enough water to cover for 30 minutes and then drain.
  • Heat the ghee in a deep pan; add bay leaf. When it changes colour add onion paste. Saute until the paste is golden brown.
  • Add the spice powder and curry leaves; mix well. Add 3 cups water and bring to the boil. Add the rice, green gram, and salt. Bring back to the boil and reduce heat to medium and cook until the rice and gram are tender.
  • Serve garnished with cashew nuts.
Calories: 374 kcal
Carbohydrates: 58 g
Protein: 9 g
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg
Sodium: 122 mg
Potassium: 354 mg
Fiber: 6 g
Sugar: 3 g
Vitamin A: 171 IU
Vitamin C: 81 mg
Calcium: 79 mg
Iron: 2 mg
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