Pizza Khichu

Pizza Khichu

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Khichu is a traditional Gujarati snack, made by cooking flour with spices. It has a gooey, dough-like texture, which is very, very delicious when served hot and fresh.

Here is the all-time favourite rice flour khichu made with a totally unexpected and innovative twist! In this unique recipe, the khichu is flavoured with pizza sauce and mixed herbs, garnished with cheese and served with a drizzling of olive oil.

Chopped capsicum, added while cooking the flour, gives the Khichu a very interesting crunch.

The Pizza Khichu brings together old and new flavours, making sure it appeals to young and old alike! Try other khichu recipes like the Whole Rice Khichu and Jowar Khichu .

Pizza Khichu recipe - How to make Pizza Khichu

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 balls
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2 tbsp pizza sauce
a pinch of baking soda
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp dried mixed herbs
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup rice flour (chawal ka atta)
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum (red , yellow and green)

For The Topping
1/4 cup grated processed cheese
olive oil for drizzling
dried mixed herbs for sprinkling

  1. Heat ¾ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, add the soda bi-carb, cumin seeds, mixed herbs, green chillies, salt and oil, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the rice flour, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously with help of a rolling pin.
  3. Add the pizza sauce, coloured capsicum, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  4. Cool slightly, divide the mixture into 15 equal portions.
  5. Roll each portion into a ball making a depression in the center.
  6. Top each ball with a little cheese, little mixed herbs and finally drizzle olive oil evenly over it.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per ball
Energy78 cal
Protein0.7 g
Carbohydrates4.2 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat6.4 g
Cholesterol1.3 mg
Sodium20.5 mg
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Pizza Khichu
 on 09 Dec 16 03:44 PM

I always look upto this website for latest recipes with a twist. Such a superb combination of Pizza and khichu. My kids loved it and did not even realize that they were eating Khichu. Lovely !!