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Valachi Khichdi or Walachi Khichdi

Valachi khichdi is very popular recipe in Marathi cuisine which made with field beans or vaal beans and rice. It can be served with desi ghee, pickle, kadhi and curd.
Course Rice
Cuisine Maharastrian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 People
Author Preeti Garg


  • 1/2 Cup Rice
  • 1/2 Cup Vaal or Field Beans Sprouted
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 1/4 Cup Tomato Chopped
  • 1 Tsp. Garlic Chopped
  • 1/2 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp. Mustard Seeds
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1/2 Tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Goda Masala or Garam Masala
  • 2 Tbsps. Oil
  • 2 Tbsps. Coriander Chopped
  • 1/4 Tsp. Jaggery Optional


  1. Wash rice and dal beans properly and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in pressure cooker and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  3. When they start splutter, add chopped garlic and onion.
  4. When onion starts translucent, add chopped tomatoes, masalas and saute for a minute.
  5. Add beans, rice, jaggery and saute for two minutes.
  6. Add 1 Cup water and salt and mix well.
  7. Cover with lid and cook for 15 minutes or till to done.

  8. Garnish with desi ghee and coriander.