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Kuttu Ki Khichdi for Fasting

Kuttu Ki Khichdi- Buckwheat grouts cooked with potato and few spice and herbs.

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: Buckwheat, fasting recipe, Kuttu, kuttu ki khichdi
Servings: 2 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1/2 cup Buckwheat grouts/ Kuttu Daliya
  • 1 small Potato
  • 1.5 tsp Green chili/hari mirch chopped
  • 1.5 tsp Ginger / Adrak chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • Pinch Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 2 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
  • To Taste Salt
  • 1.5 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya


  • Wash and soak kuttu daliya/ buckwheat grouts in water for 30 minutes.
  • Peel and chop potato into small pieces.
  • Now drain the water from the kuttu daliya and keep aside
  • Heat ghee in the pressure cooker and then add cumin seeds. when seeds start to crackle then add chopped potato,green chilies and ginger and give a stir.
  • Now add the soaked kuttu daliya and stir for few seconds.
  • Add 1.5 cup water and salt and mix.
  • Pressure cook on medium heat for a whistles and then lower the heat and simmer for 10 -15 minutes.
  • Switch off the heat and then allow the cooker to cool down completely.( If its slightly raw or there is water left then cook further for some time.)
  • Now open the cooker and gently fluff the kuttu khichdi.
  • Add lemon juice and chopped coriander and a tsp of ghee (ghee is optional)
  • Mix it and serve with some curd and chutney of your choice.


  •  If you don't use green chili and ginger in fasting then use crushed pepper.
  • Can use some coarsely pounded roasted peanuts when you add lemon juice.