Savory Indian Traditional Rice Flour Porridge from Gujarat. Authentic Recipe of Khichu.

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The delicious Gujarati cuisine is famous because of its mouthwatering dishes that are also very healthy. You can prepare several Gujarati dishes with primary ingredients and still enjoy their delightful yet subtle taste. One such savory delicacy is the Khichu.

The Indian Traditional Rice Flour Porridge from Gujarat – Khichu is a healthy delicacy. You can enjoy it at dinner or as an evening snack.  It’s one of the most well-known street foods in Gujarat. Its preparation involves steaming the rice flour to prepare a lumpy mixture. Though this delicacy may not look delicious, your opinion will change once you grab a bite. Despite being popular street food, Khichu is very healthy and tastes delicious. While serving the Khichu, pour a generous amount of peanut oil or clarified butter as a topping. It doesn’t only enhances its taste but also provides you sufficient carbohydrates for your morning breakfast. Khichu has a very subtle taste, but if you prefer it to be a little spicy, you can also top it with some red chili powder or pickle mixture. Remember to serve this dish hot if you wish to enjoy Khichu at best.


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Authentic Recipe of Khichu. Savory Indian Traditional Rice Flour Porridge from Gujarat.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: खीचू
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— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Difficulty Easy to Cook
Price Level Cheap
Main Ingredient Group Grain – Seeds, Rice
Dish Type Porridge
Main Cooking Method Boiled, Boiled (Simmering)
Occasional Cooking Weekend Family Meal Recipes

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Servings 2 Servings
Calories / Serving 300 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2.5 cups Water
  • 1 unit Chili Finely Chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Carom Seed – Ajwain
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Rice Flour
  • Peanut Oil For Serving

Instructions
 

  • In a pan, add water and heat. Add in the chili powder, cumin seeds, carom seeds, and baking soda.
  • Stir and let the water boil for 3 minutes.
  • Next, add the rice flour and stir constantly until smooth. Make sure that you don't stop mixing to avoid lumps.
  • When it turns into a soft mixture, cover the dish. Let it simmer for six minutes.
  • Once cooked, serve the Khichu in a bowl and top it with peanut oil or clarified butter. You can also sprinkle some pickle powder or red chili powder to make it spicy.
  • Your delicious Indian Traditional Rice Flour Porridge from Gujarat – Khichu is ready. Enjoy it hot.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:

Seasonal Cooking Winter Recipes

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcalCarbohydrates: 65gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1316mgPotassium: 81mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 17IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
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