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Chicken Khichdi

A quick and delicious one-pot meal

In todays busy schedule nobody get more time to cook,but we always need delicious food. In this situation one pot meals are great option for busy week day meal or it can be a great option for a lazy day meal or else you can call it as an ideal recipe for bachelors.This chicken khichdi is aromatic,healthy,delicious & quick to make one pot meal.

Preparation Time: 10-15min

Cooking Time: 15 min

Total time: 30 min


  • Chicken-350- 400 gm

  • Rice -1 cup

  • Moong dal- 1/2 cup

  • Onion-1 large chopped

  • Tomato-1 large chopped

  • Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

  • Red chilli powder-1/2 tsp

  • Salt to taste

  • Bay leaf-2

  • Black pepper-8-10

  • Green cardamom- 3

  • Green chilli-2

  • Cinnamon stick-1 inch

  • Clove-4

  • Cumin seed- 1/2 tsp

  • Hing (asafoetida)- 1 pinch

  • Ginger garlic crushed/paste -1 tbsp or 1 tsp from each

  • Corriender powder-1tsp

  • Garam masala powder-1 tsp

  • oil for cooking-2 tbsp

  • Ghee to add at the time of serving


Step 1

Dry roast the moong dal .Wash rice and moong dal properly.

Step 2

Heat pressure cooker and add oil.Add When oil become hot add all whole garam masala and hing.

Step 3

Add cumin seed and chopped onion and fry. No need to make the onion brown.

Step 4

Add ginger garlic crushed/paste & fry ,let the raw smell go away

Step 5

Add green chili & chopped tomato.

Step 6

Add turmeric powder,red chili powder,corrinder powder,garam masala powder and sal to taste.Cook for few minute and let the tomato become soft.

Step 7

Add washed chicken and cook for 5 minute on medium flame. Here i have used leg piece,you can use any type of piece as per your choice.

Step 8

Add washed rice and dal and mix well.

Step 9

Add 2.5-3 cups of water and pressure cook it up to 1 whisle on high flame and cook for another 7-8 minute on low flame and switch off the flame.

Step 10

Let the cooker release the pressure and then open the lid.Chicken khichdi is ready now.

Step 11

Add some ghee on top and mix well.Serve hot.

Enjoy !

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