Rice Khichu Video by Tarla Dalal

Rice Khichu Video by Tarla Dalal

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Rice khichu, Gujarat is known for its many snacks that are a treat to the palate even while being friendly to the stomach! here is another easy to make, easily digestible afternoon snack from the kitchens of gujarat. However, serving it in the traditional way with oodles of raw oil can turn this healthy snack into a non-healthy one. Serve it by shaping with an interesting mould and top it with the sauce. Khichu remains soft when hot, hence, true to the name, relish it steaming hot. While adding flour, be quick in stirring to avoid the formation of lumps.


Recipe Description for Rice Khichu ( Gujarati Recipe)

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Makes 4 servings
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For Rice Khichu
1 cup rice flour (chawal ka atta)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) , roughly ground
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
a pinch of baking soda
salt to taste
2 tsp oil

For The Topping
8 tsp oil
chilli powder for sprinkling


For rice khichu

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}rice khichu{/span}, combine 4 cups of water, cumin seeds, green chillies, soda bi-carb and salt in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and boil on a high flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add the oil and rice flour and mix well, while stirring continuously with a wooden spoon or a whisk so that no lumps remain.
  3. Cook on a slow flame for another 3 to 4 minutes or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, stirring once in between. Keep aside.
  4. Divide the {span class="bold1"}rice khichu{/span} into 4 equal portions. Pour 2 tsp of oil over each portion along with a sprinkle of chilli powder.
  5. Serve the {span class="bold1"}rice khichu{/span} immediately.

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