Recipe: Bardoli Ki Khichdi

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Bardoli Ki Khichdi

Gujarati, Mains

342 calories/serving
30 mins
Bardoli ki Khichdi is a delicious Gujarati dish, prepared with rice, moong dal, potatoes, carrots and spices and has a peculiar taste to it.

Recipe by:

Viraj Naik Recipes


bay leaves
green cardamom
curry leaves
raw peanut
green chilli
bottle gourd
green peas
turmeric powder
green chilli paste
split pigeon peas
split green gram
yellow split gram
cumin seed
dry red chilli
grated coconut


1. Soak 3/4 cup rice, 1/4 cup toor dal / split pigeon peas, 1/4 cup moong chilka dal / split green gram, 1/4 cup moong dhuli dal / yellow split gram in water for 2 hours.

2. In a bowl, chop all vegetables and keep aside. add 1/2 cup chopped bottle gourd / lauki, 2-3 medium size chopped brinjals, 1/2 cup chopped carrots, 1 medium size chopped potato, 1/2 cup green peas, 1 medium size chopped tomato.

3. In a kadai, add 1 tbsp ghee and 1 tbsp oil. once it is hot, add 2 bay leaves, 1 inch cinnamon, 3 cloves, 3 green cardamom, 7-10 curry leaves, 1/4 tsp hing / asafoetida, 15-20 raw peanuts, 2 chopped green chillies. saute for a minute.

4. Add all the chopped vegetables. stir and cook for 2 minutes. then add 1.5 inch grated ginger, 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp green chilli paste. mix well.

5. Now add the soaked dal and rice, salt to taste. give it a mix.

6. Now add 3 cups water. let it cook for few minutes. once water reduces, add 2 more cups of water. (the 2 cups of water added later should be hot water). cover and cook for 10 minutes.

7. Transfer to a serving bowl, add 1 tsp grated coconut. (optional)

Tadka / tempering

8. In a pan, add 1 tbsp ghee and 1 tbsp oil. add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 5-7 curry leaves, 1/4 tsp hing / asafoetida, 2-3 dry red chillies. mix well.

9. Pour this tadka / tempering on the cooked khichdi.

10. Bardoli khichdi is ready to serve.


This is a no onion – no garlic recipe.

By Viraj Naik Recipes