Sprouts & Buckwheat Khichdi

Lee 08 Jul, 2021

Sprouts & Buckwheat Khichdi. Buckwheat is a whole grain which contains a decent amount of fiber and high-quality protein. Check out this buckwheat recipe for healthy lunch.


  • ¾ cup buckwheat

  • ¾ cup mixed sprouts

  • ½ cup yellow moong dal

  • 1 tsp oil

  • 2 cloves

  • 2 black peppercorns

  • ½ tsp cumin seeds

  • ¼ tsp asafoetida

  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder

  • Salt to taste


1. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cloves, peppercorns and cumin seeds.

2. When the cumin seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

3. Add the buckwheat and yellow moong dal and sauté on a slow flame for a few more seconds.

4. Add the mixed sprouts, turmeric powder, salt and 4 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.

6. Serve immediately with fresh curd.

Serves 4

Nutritional Info

Calories 220kcal, Fat 2.5g, Carbs 39g, Protein 10.5g.

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