Delicious Kuttu khichadi for Navratra

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Apr 08, 2016

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This Navratra, have delectable yet low calorie treat of Kuttu Khichadi. The cooking process is easy and simple and can serve a platter full of goodness.

Delicious Kuttu khhichadi for Navratra



  • Kuttu, 1 cup
  • Potatoes, 2 medium, cut in small cubes
  • Water, 2 cups
  • Green chili, 1, chopped
  • Finely chopped ginger, ½ inch
  • Cumin seeds, ½ tsp
  • Organic unrefined cane sugar or regular sugar, 1 tsp
  • Raw peanuts, 2 tbsp
  • Ghee or peanut oil, , 1 tbsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves, 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice or as required (optional)
  • Rock salt as required


How to make kuttu khichadi for Navratra:


  • Take a shallow frying pan and roast the peanuts till they are golden brown and crunchy. Keep them aside.
  • Now, powder them and again keep the powdered peanuts aside.
  • Now, wash the Kuttu in water.
  • Take a deep frying pan and heat some oil or ghee. Throw in some cumin seeds, cook till they sputter.
  • Now, add the ginger and green chilies and cook for a few seconds.
  • Add the potatoes and then cook for another 2 to 3 minutes till the potatoes are crisp from outside. Keep stirring at intervals. You should better cut the potatoes in smaller cubes, so that they cook faster.
  • Now, add the raw peanuts and cook for half a minute. Later, add the washed/rinsed Kuttu. Mix well and cook for 1 to 2 mins.
  • Now, add water, sugar and salt.
  • Now cover the pan with a lid and let the kuttu simmer on a low flame.
  • Cook till the water is vaporized and the kuttu is cooked well.
  • Give it a final stir and garnish with coriander.


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