Khichadi is a delicious stew of basmati rice and husked split mung beans that has been a staple in South East Asian cuisine for years. It is easy to cook, easy to digest, and is an excellent option when someone is sick or recovering from an illness.
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Khichadi is cooked like oatmeal with salt and Indian spices added for additional flavor. Commonly used spices include:
- Mustard seeds
- Turmeric powder
- Cumin seeds
We make an Organic Khitchari Spice Mix, made from Organic Turmeric, Organic Coriander Seed, Organic Cumin Seed, Organic Brown Mustard Seed, Organic Ginger, Organic Fenugreek Seed, Organic Ajwain, and Himalayan Pink Salt.
Fresh vegetables like potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, and peas can also be added to khichadi during cooking. It is often served with ghee (clarified butter), pickles, and other condiments and is considered a complete meal, especially for vegetarians.
Khichadi may also be spelled as: khichdi, khichadee, khichdee, khichari, khichri, khicharee, khichree, khichuri, khichuree, kichadi, kichdi, kichadee, kichdee, kichari, kichri, kicharee, kichree, kichari, kitchari, khichari, kitcheree, kitchree.
A Picture of Cooked Khichadi
Khichadi: An Indian Comfort Food
1 cup organic khichadi
3 1/2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
Himalayan Pink Salt and pepper to taste
In a stockpot, combine all the ingredients. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, and simmer partly covered, until the water has been absorbed, stirring occasionally. Pour in bowls and serve hot. Serves 3.
Best Accompaniments: Ghee, yogurt, coconut flakes, fresh cilantro leaves, Indian pickle, pappadam, cilantro/mint chutney.