Ramadan Special Chicken Khichdi

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Ramadan Special Chicken Khichdi

Ramadan Special Chicken Khichdi

Luke Coutinho (Designed by Priyanka Vithlani, Meal Planning Analyst)
Are you looking for a quick, delicious, and filling one-pot recipe for Suhoor? Suhoor is the meal that Muslims consume early in the morning before fasting begins, before dawn during Ramadan. Check out this Ramadan special chicken khichdi.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories 186.5 kcal


  • Pressure cooker
  • Wooden ladle



  • Wash and clean chicken carefully and chop it into small bite-sized pieces.
  • Marinate with half of the ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
  • Cover this and refrigerate for 45 minutes.
  • Now take a pressure cooker and add ghee.
  • Followed by asafoetida, bay leaves, pepper powder, dry red chillies, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, and let them crackle.
  • Add chopped onions, green chillies, and cook for 5 minutes .
  • Then add ginger-garlic paste and sauté till they are golden brown.
  • Now add chopped carrot and potatoes.
  • Cover and let it cook well.
  • Add the marinated chicken pieces and mix well so that all the pieces get coated evenly.
  • Now add tomato and other dry ingredients with salt.
  • Cover and let it cook until a fine aroma and a thick gravy is formed.
  • Now add the pre-soaked dal followed by rice.
  • Add 2 cups of warm water next. Mix well.
  • Cover with the lid and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  • Once done, serve hot with a dollop of ghee.


  • Khichdi is not just a perfect combination of rice and lentils but also rich in Vitamins, Calcium, fibre, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus.
  • Easy to digest one pot meal relished from babies to senior citizens.


Calories: 186.5kcalCarbohydrates: 28.45gProtein: 7.68gFat: 5.4g
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