Amaranth Leaves Khichdi Recipe

Archana Doshi
Amaranth Leaves Khichdi Recipe
174 ratings.

The Amaranth Leaves Khichdi Recipe is a wholesome comforting food that is made with the combination of rice lentils, amaranth and spices. Khichdi is a mish mash of rice and lentils and is a perfect comfort food for the soul. It is optional to add spices, but adding the spices brings in the flavors and taste. 

Serve Amaranth Leaves Khichdi Recipe with Gujarati Kadhi for a light and healthy meal.

You can also try other Khichdi recipes such as

  1. Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi
  2. Broken Wheat and Green Moong Khichdi
  3. Fada Ni Khichdi

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


3 Servings


  • 1 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
  • 3/4 cup Rice
  • 100 grams Green Amaranth Leaves , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • Salt , to taste
  • For Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)

How to make Amaranth Leaves Khichdi Recipe

  1. To begin making the Amaranth Leaves Khichdi Recipe, first prep all the ingredients and keep aside.

  2. Wash the rice and dal and keep aside.

  3. Into a Pressure Cooker, add the rice, dal, amaranth leaves, turmeric powder, salt and green chilies. Add 5 cups of water to get a good mish mash khichdi. 

  4. Cover the cooker, place the weight on and cook for 2 whistles. After two whistles turn the heat low, and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes and turn off the heat. 

  5. Allow the pressure to release naturally. Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and give the Khichdi a stir. Check the salt and adjust accordingly. Transfer the amaranth khichdi to the serving bowl.

  6. For the tadka, in a tadka pan heat a tablespoon of ghee. Add the mustard seeds, cinnamon stick and allow it to crackle. Pour it over the Amaranth Khichdi and serve.

  7. Serve Amaranth Leaves Khichdi with Gujarati Kadhi for a light and healthy meal.

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Last Modified On Monday, 21 November 2016 15:46
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