Makai ni Khichdi

Makai ni Khichdi

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A very unique khichdi prepared with crushed sweet corn kernels, perked up with a tempering of seeds and green chillies.

A dash of asafoetida boosts the aroma of this easy-to-cook khichdi, while lemon juice adds a welcome tang to it.

The Makai ni Khichdi is ideal to cook in the Microwave because corn cooks very fast!

Makai ni Khichdi recipe - How to make Makai ni Khichdi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 3/4 cups coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Combine the oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and green chillies in a microwave-safe bowl, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  2. 2. Add the corn, sugar, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  3. 3. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Serve hot garnished with the coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy89 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates19.5 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A24.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C3.8 mg
Folic Acid17.7 mcg
Calcium4.7 mg
Iron0.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.2 mg
Potassium130.6 mg
Zinc0.3 mg


Makai ni Khichdi
 on 29 Jul 16 09:09 AM

Makai ni khichdi.. its quick and easy to make it.. The mild sweet taste of the khichdi is just perfect in taste.. I loved this khichdi.. whenever corn in season.. i make sure i make it..