Khichdi Risotto
Moong dal khichdi made in risotto style. This Indo-fusion dish contains a variety of spices from turmeric powder, black peppercorn and is even topped with shrimp!
Chef Ranveer brar`s Khichdi Risotto recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • FOR Khichdi Risotto
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 1 tsp garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • ½ tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1½ cups rice
  • soaked Salt
  • Water
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup soaked split green gram
  • FOR Accompaniment
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 cup dry shrimps
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • Coconut powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • Salt


  1. 1

    Heat oil in a pan.
  2. 2

    Add cumin seeds black peppercorns, chopped onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, soaked rice, salt, vegetable stock, and soaked split green gram.
  3. 3

    Mix well.
  4. 4

    Cover and let it cook.
  5. 5

    In another pan, roast dry shrimps with coconut oil and coconut powder.
  6. 6

    In a bowl, combine the roasted dry shrimp mixture with chopped onion, green chillies, cumin powder, and salt.
  7. 7

    Serve khichdi risotto with dry shrimp mixture, lady s finger chips, and bitter gourd chips.
  8. 8

    Garnish with coriander sprigs.
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