Palak Khichdi


Palak Khichdi

Looking for a nutritious, delicious, and quick to prepare meal? Look no further than this bowl of Palak Khichdi. Made with the right balance of spinach and rice, this dish is a great blend of carbohydrates and vitamins. Spiced with common Indian ingredients, this bowl of delight will satiate your hunger while fitting well within your calorie allowance. Perfect for those busy weekdays or whenever you crave comfort food that’s light and wholesome. If you love trying different Indian dishes, put this on your must-try list and you won’t be disappointed.



1/2 cup of rice (103 calories)
1 cup of chopped spinach (7 calories)
2 teaspoons of oil (80 calories)
Spices (turmeric, red chili, cumin seeds, and salt as per taste)
1/2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice (1 calorie)
Water as required


1. Rinse 1/2 cup of rice thoroughly and soak it in water for 30 minutes.

2. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a pressure cooker, and add cumin seeds. Sauté till they splutter.

3. Now, add the drained rice and chopped spinach, followed by turmeric, red chili, and salt.

4. Sauté for a few minutes until the spinach wilts and mixes well with the rice.

5. Add 1.5 cups of water and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles. Let the pressure release naturally.

6. Open the lid, add fresh lemon juice and mix well.

7. Your healthy, comforting bowl of Palak Khichdi is ready to be served.

This recipe serves one, and is approximately 191 calories per serving. Enjoy it as a warm dinner or a rich, filling lunch. Give this recipe a shot and relish the blend of taste, nutrition and comfort in one bowl! In each mouthful, you’ll taste the profoundness of Indian flavours, making your meal an experience rather than a routine task.


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