Soft, aromatic rice Khichu is an extremely healthy and delicious snack which is always eaten hot.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi`s Khichu recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • 2 to 3 tbsp rice flour; 1 tsp green chillies; 1 tsp cumin seeds; ½ tsp dry mango powder; ½ tsp black pepper powder; 1 tbsp clarified butter; 4 to 5 coriander leaves; ½ cup green peas boiled; salt; water; Green peas boiled; Peanut oil; Red chilli powder; Clarified butter; Mint leaves


  1. 1

    Boil water in a pot.
  2. 2

    ; Add salt, chopped green chillies, cumin seeds, dry mango powder, black pepper powder, clarified butter, chopped coriander leaves and rice flour to the boiling water.
  3. 3

    ; Stir all the ingredients vigorously to make a thick Khichu paste.
  4. 4

    ; Add boiled green peas and mix well.
  5. 5

    ; Put the Khichu in a mould to give it a proper shape.
  6. 6

    ; Garnish with boiled green peas.
  7. 7

    ; Decorate the serving dish with clarified butter, boiled green peas and mint leaves.
  8. 8

    ; Drizzle peanut oil and sprinkle red chilli powder.
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Gautam Mehrishi


Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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