To make simple khichdi more flavorful with the addition of pickle masala is amazing twist to regular khichdi. It is a simple and easy to make khichdi recipe which you can serve as main course in lunch or dinner menu. Khichdi is a good for health and easy to digest. You can make simple khichdi to more flavorful with this pickle gravy or you can use any pickle masala. I use mango pickle for this recipe. You can serve this achaari khichdi with curd, papad and extra dollop of ghee.
Here you can check other alternate khichdi recipes,
Dal Risotto, Sabudana Khichdi, JA Dai, Khichdi Na Muthia, Oats Khichdi.
Ingredients for Achaari Khichdi:
1 Cup Rice, Soaked
1/2 Cup Yellow Split Gram
1/2 Cup Split Bengal Gram/ Chana Dal
3 Tbsps. Mango Pickle Masala
2 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
1 Tsp. Ginger, Grated
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
Salt to Taste
2 Tbsps Oil
Pinch of Asafoetida
1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
2 Tbsps. Fresh Coriander Leaves, Chopped
How to make Achaari Khichdi:
Wash and Soak the rice, yellow split gram and split bengal gram atleast one hour. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add asafoetida, cumin seeds and saute for 30 seconds. Add ginger, green chilies, rice, dals, turmeric powder and salt in a pressure cooker. Add extra 1 tbsp. ghee and 4 cups of water. Cover and cook till to 3-4 whistles. Remove from the flame. Open the lid and add crushed pickle paste and mix well. Add coriander leaves and serve hot with ghee and curd.
Quick Achaari Khichdi Recipe
- 1 Cup Rice Soaked
- 1/2 Cup Yellow Split Gram
- 1/2 Cup Split Bengal Gram/ Chana Dal
- 3 Tbsps. Mango Pickle Masala
- 2 Green Chilies Finely Chopped
- 1 Tsp. Ginger Grated
- 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
- Salt to Taste
- 2 Tbsps Oil
- Pinch of Asafoetida
- 1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
- 2 Tbsps. Fresh Coriander Leaves Chopped
Wash and Soak the rice, yellow split gram and split bengal gram atleast one hour.
Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add asafoetida, cumin seeds and saute for 30 seconds.
Add ginger, green chilies, rice, dals, turmeric powder and salt in a pressure cooker.
Add extra 1 tbsp. ghee and 4 cups of water. Cover and cook till to 3-4 whistles. Remove from the flame.
Open the lid and add crushed pickle paste and mix well.
Add coriander leaves and serve hot with ghee and curd.
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11 thoughts on “Quick Achaari Khichdi Recipe”
A Khichadi with achaar masala ! I just want to eat some … and then you talk of dollop of ghee ! Drooling away !
Awesome kichadi with pickled masla..yummy and delicious..
Sounds real deliicous. That pickle masala definitely ups the flavor factor of the khichdi.
Would love to try this achari version of khichdi. Sounds very interesting.
That is a wonderful twist to the kichdi. The achari spice would add so much flavour and taste.
What a flavorful addition to the regular khichdi. Must try dish. Bookmarked
That’s a great idea to add the mango pickle masala to the kichadi. I bet it would have enhanced the taste. Good pick for Q.
This is a lovely twist Preeti. Must have tasted so delicious.
Achari spice must have added a uniqe twist to the khicdi. awesome share.
Liked the addition of pickle masala in khichdi.. looks so flavourful
Loved the achari flavours here..looks so delectable