Gujarati Khichu Recipe

1 lb Floury potatoes 
1 tbsp Tamarind pulp 
1/4 cup Water 
2 tsp Brown sugar 
1 1/2 tbsp Ghee or oil 
1/2 tsp Black mustard seeds 
1/2 tsp Ground turmeric 
1/2 tsp Cayenne or ground chili pdr 
1 tsp Ground coriander 
1 tsp Ground cumin 
1 tsp Salt 
2 Fresh green chilies, seeded And thinly sliced 
2 tbsp Desiccated coconut

How to make Gujarati Khichu:

  • Wash and soak the moong dal and rice together. Drain.
  • In a bowl, mix the dal and rice with the turmeric powder, peppercorns, 4 1/2 cups of water and salt.
  • Pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles and set aside for 20 minutes till the steam has been released.
  • Remove from the pressure cooker, add the ghee and mix well.Serve khichu hot with kadhi and papad.