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Chicken Khichadi

By: christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Khichadi prepared with boneless chicken pieces

Filed in Rice Dishes

Serves 6 people

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u can also try this tasty khichadi with suji, noodles or vermicelli too.Strict Vegetarians can try capsicum or mushroom or paneer khichadis too this way.


  • 2 cups basmati rice-ghee sauted
  • 1 1/4 cups split yellow moong dhal
  • 1/2 kg boneless chicken pieces
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick-crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp ginger-grated
  • 5 green chillies-slit
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 15 shallots,peeled
  • 2 red chillies-split
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 big onion-sliced
  • 3 tbsp fresh green peas
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 3 tbsp grated coconut
  • 2 tsp refined oil
  • few coriander and curry leaves


  1. Wash Dhal and rice separately.Keep them aside.Ghee-saute basmati rice with 1 tbsp ghee.
  2. Heat the remaining 1 tbsp ghee in a pressure pan and add cumin seeds, cinnamon sticks,bay leaf,grated ginger,half the onions and curry leaves.saute for 3 mins.
  3. Then add chicken pieces,green chillies,turmeric powder,sugar and salt.saute for few mins and add 4 1/2 cups water and let it cook for 10 mins.
  4. Meanwhile take a kadai and heat 2 tsp oil and saute red chillies,shallots,fresh green peas,coriander leaves and garam masala together for 3 mins.Finally add grated coconut and saute this for a min. keep this aside.
  5. Add ghee-sauted basmati rice,split moong dhal and the sauted shallots-green peas mixture and pressure cook for 2 mins.Open the pressure pan lid after 10 mins.
  6. Serve this hot with any korma or stew or sambar or chutney.

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