Hariyali Matki Khichdi

Hariyali Matki Khichdi

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Appealing to look at, and soothing to taste, this Hariyali Matki Khichdi is chock-full of nutrients served in an irresistibly delicious form. This wholesome khichdi combines rice, moath beans and whole spices with a green paste comprised of coriander, green chillies, coconut, etc., resulting in a dish that delights the palate and satiates the tummy!

Hariyali Matki Khichdi recipe - How to make Hariyali Matki Khichdi

Soaking time:  Overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup matki (moath beans) , soaked overnight and drained
1/2 cup rice (chawal) , washed and drained
1 tbsp ghee
2 cardamoms
4 to 5 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
25 mm ( 1") stick cinnamon (dalchini)
2 bayleaves (tejpatta)

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Green Paste (using Little Water)
1 1/2 cups chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp chopped green chillies
1/4 cup grated coconut
2 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For Serving
fresh curd

  1. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the cardamom, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon and bayleaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the prepared green paste and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the rice, matki and 3 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Serve immediately with fresh curds.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy222 cal
Protein8.4 g
Carbohydrates32.9 g
Fiber3.4 g
Fat6.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium16.3 mg


Hariyali Matki Khichdi
 on 07 Dec 17 10:38 AM

I tried this khichadi and came out yummy. I have also added kaju and kasuri methi to add my twist to it. yummy????
Tarla Dalal
07 Dec 17 11:17 AM
   Hi Sonali, We are glad you liked the recipe, thank you for your suggestion....