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Healthy Comfort Food: Brown Rice Veg Khichdi

Healthy Comfort Food: Brown Rice Veg Khichdi

Although khichdis are thought to be apt for sick days, Truweight has tried to make it tastier. This khichdi holds a lot of potentials to be tweaked to better suit the nutrition needs when on the weight loss too. Nutritionists recommend consuming 5 servings of fruits and vegetables in a day. What better way to incorporate healthy veggies than add it in the humble khichdi. To make it even more wholesome, we have used brown rice for an extra punch of B-vitamins and fibre. So go ahead, enjoy this simple yet nutritious delicacy that can cure even the worst homesick souls!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Healthy Comfort Food: Brown Rice Veg Khichdi
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 100 gm Soaked Brown Rice –
  • 60 gm Moong Dal
  • 50 gm Onion
  • 50 gm Carrot
  • 50 gm Tomato
  • 50 gm Cauliflower
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 pc Bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – as required



  1. Take ghee in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, turmeric powder and asafoetida to it. Saute them.

  2. Add bay leaf, onion, carrot, cauliflower and tomato to it and saute.

  3. Add chilli poeder and sprinkle some salt to it.

  4. Then add moong dal, soaked brown rice with a required amount of water.

  5. Cook for 10 mins.

  6. You can now serve your healthy and tasty brown rice veg khichdi.

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