Recipe- Makhana khichdi is full of nutrients, make it by following this recipe!


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Khichdi is a common dish prepared in every home. Whenever you feel like eating something light and simple, the first thing that comes to your mind is Khichdi. Today, we will share a recipe for Makhana Khichdi instead of the usual rice and dal khichdi. You can consume it also during Navratri. So let's know about its recipe.


Makhana - 2 cups

Potato - 1

Green chilli - 2

Fresh coriander - 1 tablespoon

Black pepper powder - 1/4 teaspoon

Desi ghee - 1/2 teaspoon

Lemon juice - 1 teaspoon

Salt as per taste


-First of all, finely chopped potatoes, green chillies and fresh coriander.

- Take makhana and break them into small pieces.

- Heat half a spoon of desi ghee in a pressure cooker on high flame.

Once the ghee melts, reduce the flame to medium. Add finely chopped potatoes and green chillies and fry for a few minutes.

- Now put the broken makhana in the pressure cooker. Add black pepper powder and salt as per taste to it.

Then add half a cup of water, close the lid and cook till 4-5 whistles.

-Turn off the flame and wait for the pressure to release from the cooker.

-Once the pressure is released, open the lid and take out the Makhana Khichdi in a serving dish.

- Squeeze lemon juice over Khichdi and garnish with fresh coriander.

-Makhane khichdi can also be made in a pan instead of a pressure cooker.