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Brown Rice Khichdi Recipe | Vegetable Brown Rice Khichdi Recipe

Posted By: Pooja Gupta

All those diet freaks who are looking for a delicious and healthy option to savour should definitely try this recipe by Chef Anirudh Nautiyal.

We're talking about the brown rice khichdi with vegetables and multi-grain seeds. What a healthy combo! It has goodness of veggies with brown rice and also added bonus is the multi-grain seeds. Can we ask for anything more!

A very clean and healthy recipe for fitness freaks, this recipe is a must try if you're always on the lookout to have something nutritious. Brown rice has fibres, which is good for digestion and has complex carbs and that's why you can indulge in this being totally guilt free.

Brown Rice Khichdi Recipe | Vegetable Brown Rice Khichdi Recipe | Brown Rice Khichdi With Vegetables And Multigrain Seeds
Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
Total Time
55 Mins

Recipe By: Chef Anirudh Nautiyal

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 4

  • Brown rice - 1cup

    Yellow moong lentil - ½ cup

    Onion - 1

    Garlic - 1 tbsp

    Ginger - 2 tsp

    Carrot - ½ cup

    Beans - ½ cup

    Cauliflower - ½ cup

    Green peas - ½ cup

    Coriander - ½ cup

    Roasted cumin powder - 1 tsp

    Whole black pepper - 2-3

    Clarified butter - ½ cup

    Salt to taste

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How to Prepare
    1. For this dish we need 1 cup of brown rice, so get the rice and put them in a deep bowl and soak them for 30 minutes before cooking.
    2. To start the preparation of the dish, we need to rinse the rice well, so take a strainer and rinse the same.
    3. All we need now is a cooker, clean it well with water before we begin to cook.
    4. Put the rice in cooker now and set the cooker to gas at a medium flame, so that the rice can be cooked properly.
    5. Make sure that the rice is well cooked and must not get overcooked.
    6. Post cooking, now drain the rice and keep the rice aside in a bowl.
    7. Now, it is the time to rinse the yellow moong lentil as well and for this we will use the strainer too.
    8. Rinse the yellow moong dal well and post that set the yellow moong lentil to cook in a cooker.
    9. Once it is cooked properly, keep this aside as well.
    10. Now, temper cumin in a wok and post that we will add onion to it.
    11. Sauté the onions till it turns light golden and once the onion turns golden, add the chopped garlic and ginger, as these ingredients enhance the taste to the next level.
    12. Now, add all the vegetables and salt according to the taste.
    13. Sauté the veggies a little bit and post that, add the cooked lentil.
    14. Stir the mixture well for sometime and post that add a little stock, cooked rice to the lentil. Check the seasoning
    15. Green, fresh chopped coriander is the best to finish the khichdi well.
    16. Serve the khichdi with plain curd during day time.
  • Brown rice is the best source of complex carbohydrates and it also contains fibres that help in proper digestion as well. That’s why we have taken brown rice in this dish instead of normal white rice.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 bowl
  • Calories - 144 cal
  • Fat - 5 g
  • Protein - 5 g
  • Carbohydrates - 21 g
  • Sugar - 2 g
  • Dietary Fibre - 5 g
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Story first published: Thursday, September 28, 2017, 17:00 [IST]
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