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Cooking Time: 25 Minutes
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Total Serves: 4

The Ingredients List

  • MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic - 2 Packs
  • Rice - 1 Cup (Washed & Soaked for 10-15 Mins)
  • Moong Dal - ½ cup (Washed & Soaked for 10-15 Mins)
  • Water - 4 Cups
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Butter/Ghee - 3 Teaspoons
  • Curry Leaf - 5-6 Leaves
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 Teaspoon
  • Asafetida - ¼ Teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder - ¼ Teaspoon
  • Green Chilli - 1 Tablespoon (Finely Chopped)
  • Ginger - 1 Teaspoon (Grated)
  • Beetroot - 1 Cup (Grated)
  • Green Peas - ½ Cup
  • Carrot - ½ Cup (Finely Chopped)
  • Sweet Corn - ½ Cup
  • Tomato - ½ Cup (Finely Chopped)
  • Onion - ½ Cup (Finely Chopped)
  • Spring Onion - 1/3 Cup (For Garnish)

The Easy Steps

  1. Wash rice and moong dal and soak it in water for 10 -15 mins. And prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. 
  2. Other side heat a pressure cooker and add 2 teaspoons butter to it. Add cumin seeds and asafetida. Let it crackle. 
  3. Add chopped onion and curry leaves. Stir and sauté till the onion start to become light golden. 
  4. Then, add grated ginger and chopped green chilies. Sauté for a few minutes till the raw aroma of ginger goes away. 
  5. Now add all veggies (peas, carrot, corn, and tomato). Stir and sauté for a minute. 
  6. Then add grated beetroot. Stir and sauté for a minute. Add turmeric powder and salt. Mix and stir well.
  7. Add soaked rice and moong dal. Stir gently and sauté for a minute. 
  8. Add 2.5 to 3 cups water. Stir well, on full flame let it come to a boil. Depending on the type and quality of rice, you can add water. 
  9. Add 2 packs of MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic, and stir.
  10. Cook until 5-6 whistles.
  11. After 5 whistles let the heat subside and let the cooker cool down.
  12. Remove the lid and add 1 cup of water.
  13. Now stir slowly and steadily. Bring it to a boil for half or a minute.
  14. Garnish with spring onion (add 1 teaspoon butter if you like). Serve beetroot khichdi hot or warm with a side veggie salad or plain curd or raita variety like onion raita, cucumber raita.