Multi Grain Khichdi
This quick fix khichdi is perfectly spiced to make it wholesome, nutritious, and tasty.
Chef Vaibhav Mahajan's Multigrain Khichdi recipe

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-25-30 min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 min


  • 1 cup rice; 1 cup tuvar dal; ½ cup green chana; 3 to 4 garlic; 1 onion; 2 green chillies; 2 tbsp oil; 1 tsp cumin seeds; ½ tsp turmeric powder; Asafoetida; a pinch; 2 tbsp green sprouts; 1 tbsp sunflower seeds; 1 tbsp flax seeds; salt to taste; For Serving: Pickle; buttermilk; For Garnish: Coriander


  1. 1

    Wash and drain rice.
  2. 2

    ; Wash and soak tuvar dal and green chana in a bowl.
  3. 3

    ; Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add cumin seeds.
  4. 4

    ; Let them crackle.
  5. 5

    ; Add chopped garlic and sliced onions.
  6. 6

    ; Saute well.
  7. 7

    ; Add slit chillies turmeric, and asafoetida, sauté well.
  8. 8

    ; Add the drained rice and lentils.
  9. 9

    ; Add green sprouts and sufficient water.
  10. 10

    ; Cover and let simmer for a few minutes.
  11. 11

    ; Cook till done stirring occasionally.
  12. 12

    ; Add flax seeds and sunflower seeds.
  13. 13

    ; Top the multigrain khichdi with fresh chopped coriander and serve hot with pickle and buttermilk.
  14. 14

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A chef with many feathers in his cap, Chef Vaibhav Mahajan, apart from his primary vocation, is also a mentor dedicated to grooming budding talent in the food industry. His knack for experimenting with dishes and their presentation led him to become a food stylist—he is a visiting faculty at two professional schools of photography.

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